Woman Suffrage Bibliography

Materials on the Woman Suffrage Movement

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Titles with an asterisk * are of particular interest regarding the woman suffrage movement in California and the West.

African American Women and the Vote, 1837-1965
Ann D. Gordon, et. al.  
African American Women in the Struggle for the Vote, 1850-1920.
Rosalyn Terborg-Penn
*Becoming Citizens: the Emergence and Development of the California Women's Movement, 1880-1911
Gayle Ann Gullett
*California Women; a Guide to Their Politics, 1885-1911.
Reda Davis
*California Women: a History.
Joan Jensen
Cartooning for Suffrage
Alice Sheppard
Century of Struggle: the Woman's Rights Movement in the United States. 
Eleanor Flexner
Charlotte Perkins Gilman: a Nonfiction Reader.
Charlotte Perkins Gilman
*Class Conflict and Coalition in the California Woman Suffrage Movement, 1907-1912: the San Francisco Wage Earners' Suffrage League. 
Susan Englander
The Concise History of Woman Suffrage: Selections from the Classic Works of Stanton, Anthony, Gage, and Harper
Mari Jo and Paul Buhle
Encyclopedia of Women and American Politics.
Lynne Ford
Encyclopedia of Women's History in America
Cullen-DuPont, Kathryn
Equal to the Occasion: Women Editors of the Nineteenth-Century West.
Sherilyn Cox Bennion
The Feminism of Charlotte Perkins Gilman: Sexualities, Histories, Progressivism. 
Judith A. Allen
Fighting Chance: the Struggle Over Woman Suffrage and Black Suffrage in Reconstruction America
Faye E. Dudden
*Frontier Feminist: Clarina Howard Nichols and the Politics of Motherhood.
Marilyn S. Blackwell and Kristen T. Oertel
No Turning Back: the History of Feminism and the Future of Women.
Estelle B. Freedman
Give the Ballot to the Mothers: Songs of the Suffragists: a History in Song.
[compiled] by Francie Wolff; with a foreword by Sheila Tobias
Go Get Mother's Picket Sign: Crossing Spheres with the Material Culture of Suffrage.
 Cathleen Nista Rauterkus
*History of Woman Suffrage, Volumes 4 and 5-6
Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, Matilda Joslyn Gage and Ida Husted Harper
Available through Link+
How the Vote was Won: and Other Suffragette Plays
Researched by Candida Lacey; introduced by Dale Spender; with notes for performance by Carole Hayman.
*How the Vote Was Won: Woman Suffrage in the Western United States, 1868-1914
Rebecca Mead
*How We Won the Vote in California.
Selina Solomons
Hurrah for Woman Suffrage! : Songs of the Woman Suffrage Movement 1848-1920.
Miriam Reed and The Homespun Singers
In Her Place: a Documentary History of Prejudice Against Women.
edited by S.T. Joshi
International Encyclopedia of Women's Suffrage.
June Hannam, et. al.
Iron Jawed Angels [videorecording].
Directed by Katja von Garnier; screenplay by Sally Robinson ... [et al.]
Not for Ourselves Alone: the Story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony. [videorecording]
Produced by Paul Barnes, Ken Burns; directed by Ken Burns; written by Geoffrey C. Ward
On to Victory: Propaganda Plays for the Woman Suffrage Movement.
Bettina Friedl
One Woman One Vote: Rediscovering the Woman Suffrage Movement.
Marjorie Spruill Wheeler. 
Republican Women: Feminism and Conservatism from Suffrage Through the Rise of the New Right.
Catherine Rymph
Seeking El Dorado: African Americans in California.
Lawrence B. de Graaf, et. al.
Sex Wars.
Marge Piercy
*The Sixth Star.
Mae Silver
Songs of the Suffragettes [sound recording].
The Spectacle of Women: Imagery of the Suffrage Campaign, 1907-14. 
Lisa Tickner
A Stage of Their Own: Feminist Playwrights of the Suffrage Era.
Sheila Stowell
Suffragettes to She-Devils: Women's Liberation and Beyond.
Liz McQuiston; foreword by Germaine Greer
*Unbound Feet: a Social History of Chinese women in San Francisco
Judy Yung
*Unbound Voices:  A Documentary History of Chinese Women in San Francisco.
Judy Yung
*Unsettling the West: Eliza Farnham and Georgiana Bruce Kirby in Frontier California.
JoAnn Levy
*Wherever There's a Fight: How Runaway Slaves, Suffragists, Immigrants, Strikers and Poets Shaped Civil Liberties in California
Elaine Elinson and Stan Yogi
Winning the Vote: the Triumph of the American Woman Suffrage Movement
Robert Cooney
With Great Hope: Women of the California Gold Rush.
Chartier, JoAnn
*Women and the Everyday City: Public Space in San Francisco, 1890-1915.
Jessica Ellen Sewell
Women Against Women: American Anti-Suffragism, 1880-1920.
Jane Jerome Camhi
Women Together: a History in Documents of the Women's Movement in the United States.
Papachristou, Judith. 
*Women Vote in the West: the Woman Suffrage Movement, 1869-1896.
 Beverly Beeton
* The Women’s West.
Susan Armitage   
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