This guide is in progress.


Adams, K.H. & Keene, M.L. (2007). Alice Paul and the American suffrage campaign. University of Illinois Press.

Adams, K.H. & Keene, M.L. (2010). After the vote was won: The later achievements of fifteen suffragists. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co.

Anderson, K. (1996). After suffrage: Women in partisan and electoral politics before the New Deal. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Bacon, M.H. (1980). Valiant friend: The life of Lucretia Mott. New York: Walter.

Baker, J.H., ed. (2002). Votes for women: The struggle for suffrage revisited. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Baker, J.H. (2005). Sisters: The lives of America’s suffragists. New York: Hill and Wang.

Banaszak, L.A. (1996). Why movements succeed or fail: Opportunity, culture, and the struggle for woman suffrage. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press.

Barry, K. (1988). Susan B. Anthony: A biography of a singular feminist. New York: Ballantine.

Bauer, H., ed. (1999). Privilege for which we struggled: Leaders of the woman suffrage movement in Minnesota. St. Paul, MN: Minnesota Historical Society Press.

Beeton, B. (1986). Women vote in the West: The woman suffrage movement, 1869-1896. New York: Garland.

Benjamin, A.M. (2014). Women against equality: A history of the anti-suffrage movement in the United States from
1895 to 1920. Lulu Publishing.

Berensen, B.F. (2018). Massachusetts in the woman suffrage movement: Revolutionary reformers. Charleston, SC: The History Press.

Bordin, R. (1986). Frances Willard: A biography. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press.

Brammer, L.R. (2000). Excluded from suffrage history: Matilda Joslyn Gage, nineteenth-century American feminist. Praeger.

Buechler, S.M. (1986). The transformation of the woman suffrage movement: the case of Illinois, 1850-1920. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press.

Buechler, S.M. (1990). Women’s movements in the United States: Woman suffrage, equal rights, and beyond. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press.

Buhle, M.J. & Buhle, P., eds. (2005). The concise history of woman suffrage: Selections from History of Woman Suffrage. Urbana: University of Illinois Press.

Cahill, B. (2015). Alice Paul, the National Woman’s Party and the vote: The first civil rights struggle of the 20th century. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co.

Camhi, J.J. (1994). Women against women: American anti-suffragism, 1880-1920. Brooklyn, N.Y.: Carlson.

Carpenter, C.M. (2010). Selected writings of Victoria Woodhull: Suffrage, free love, and eugenics. University of Nebraska Press.

Cassidy, T. (2019). Mr. President, how long must we wait?: Alice Paul, Woodrow Wilson, and the fight for the right to vote. New York: Atria/37 Ink.

Chapman, M. (2014). Making noise, making news: Suffrage print culture and U.S. modernism. Oxford University Press.

Chapman, M. & Mills, A. (2012). Treacherous texts: An anthology of U.S. suffrage literature, 1846-1946. NJ: Rutgers University Press.

Clift, E. (2003). Founding sisters and the Nineteenth Amendment. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.

Cooney, Jr., R.P.J. (2005). Winning the vote: The triumph of the American woman suffrage movement. Half Moon Bay, CA: American Graphic Press.

Cooney, Jr., R.P.J., ed. (2015). Remembering Inez: The last campaign of Inez Milholland, suffrage martyr. Half Moon Bay, CA: American Graphic Press.

Corder, J.K. & Wolbrecht, C. (2016). Counting women’s ballots: Female voters from suffrage through the New Deal. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Cote, C. (1988). Olympia Brown: The battle for equality. Racine, WI: Mother Courage Press.

Dinkin, R.J. (1995). Before equal suffrage: Women in partisan politics from colonial times to 1920. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.

Dodson, A.P. (2017). “Remember the ladies”: Celebrating those who fought for freedom at the ballot box. New York: Center Street.

DuBois, E.C. (1992). The Elizabeth Cady Stanton-Susan B. Anthony reader: Correspondence, writings, speeches. [revised ed.]. Northeastern University Press.

DuBois, E.C. (1997).  Harriet Stanton Blatch and the winning of woman suffrage. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press.

DuBois, E.C. (1998). Woman suffrage and women’s rights. New York: New York University Press.

DuBois, E.C. (1999). Feminism and suffrage: The emergence of an independent women’s movement in America, 1848-1869. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press.

DuBois, E.C. & Kearns, K. (1999). Votes for women: A 75th anniversary album. Huntington Library Press.

Dudden, F.E. (2011). Fighting chance: The struggle over women suffrage and Black suffrage in reconstruction America. Oxford University Press.

Egge, S. (2018). Woman suffrage and citizenship in the Midwest, 1870-1920. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press.

Evans, S. (1989). Born for liberty: A history of women in America. New York: Free Press.

Faulkner, C. (2011). Lucretia Mott’s heresy: Abolition and women’s rights in nineteenth-century America. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press.

Fawcett, M. (1912/2015). Women’s suffrage: A short history of a great movement. Endeavour Compass.

Ferris, J.N. (2017). Mary Jane Whiteley Coggeshall, Hicksite Quaker, Iowa/National suffragette and her speeches. Kids at Heart Publishing.

Finnegan, M.M. (1999). Selling suffrage: Consumer culture & votes for women. New York: Columbia University Press.

Flexner, E. & Fitzpatrick, E. (1996). Century of struggle: The woman’s rights movement in the United States. Cambridge, MA: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press. [updated ed].

Florey, K. (2013). Women’s suffrage memorabilia: An illustrated historical study. Jefferson, NC: McFarland.

Florey, K. (2015). American woman suffrage postcards: A study and catalog. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co.

Ford, L. (1991). Iron-jawed angels: the suffrage militancy of the National Woman’s Party, 1912-1920. Lanham: University Press of America.

Franzen, T. (2014). Anna Howard Shaw: The work of woman suffrage. Urbana: University of Illinois Press.

Freeman, L., La Follette, S. & Zabriskie, G.A. (1985). Belle: The biography of Belle Case La Follette. New York: Beaufort.

Friedl, B., ed. (1987). On to victory: Propaganda plays of the woman suffrage movement. Boston: Northeastern University Press.

Frost-Knappman, E. & Cullen-DuPont, K. (1992). Women’s suffrage in America: an eyewitness history. New York: Facts on File.

Gabriel, M. (1998). Notorious Victoria: The life of Victoria Woodhull, uncensored. Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill.

Giddings, P. (1984). Where and when I enter: The impact of Black women on race and sex in America. New York: William Morrow.

Giddings, P. (2008). Ida: A sword among lions: Ida B. Wells and the campaign against lynching. New York: Amistad.

Ginzberg, L.D. (2009). Elizabeth Cady Stanton: An American life. New York: Hill and Wang.

Gluck, S., ed. (1976). From parlor to prison: Five American suffragists talk about their lives. New York: Vintage Books.

Goldsmith, B. (1998). Other powers: The age of suffrage, spiritualism, and the scandalous Victoria Woodhull. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.

Goodier, S. (2013). No votes for women: The New York state anti-suffrage movement. Urbana: University of Illinois Press.

Goodier, S. & Pastorello, K. (2017). Women will vote: Winning suffrage in New York state. Ithaca: Cornell University Press.

Gordon, A.D., ed. (1997-2013). The selected papers of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony (1840-1906). [6 vols.]. NJ: Rutgers University.

Gordon, A.D., Collier-Thomas, B., et al. (1997). African American women and the vote, 1837-1965. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press.

Graham, S.H. (1996). Woman suffrage and the new democracy. Yale University Press.

Green, E.C. (1997). Southern strategies: Southern women and the woman suffrage question. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina.

Haggerty, D.L., ed. (1981). National Woman’s Party Papers: the Suffrage Years, 1913-1920. Sanford, N.C.: Microfilming Corp. of America. [microfilm and guide].

Hannam, J. & Holden, K. (2000). International encyclopedia of women’s suffrage. ABC-Clio.

Harper, I.H. (1920/2013). How women got the vote: the story of women’s suffrage in America. A. J. Cornell Publications.

Harrison, P.G. (2000). Connecting links: The British and American woman suffrage movements, 1900-1914. Praeger.

Hundhammer, K. (2012). American women in cartoons 1890-1920: Female representation and the changing concepts of femininity during the American woman suffrage movement: An empirical analysis. Pieterlen, Switzerland: Peter Lang Verlang.

Jablonsky, T.J. (1994). The Home, Heaven, and Mother Party: Female Anti-Suffragists in the United States, 1868-1920. Brooklyn, N.Y.: Carlson.

Klapper, M.R. (2013). Ballots, babies, and banners of peace: American Jewish women’s activism, 1890-1940. New York: New York University Press.

Klosko, G. & Klosko, M.G., eds. (1999). The struggle for women’s rights: Theoretical and historical sources. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.

Kraditor, A.S. (1981). The ideas of the woman suffrage movement: 1890-1920. New York: W.W. Norton & Company.

Kroeger. B. (2017). The suffragents: How women used men to get the vote. Albany: SUNY Press.

Kugler, I. (1987). From ladies to women: the organized struggle for woman’s rights in the Reconstruction Era. New York: Greenwood Press.

Lemak, J.A. & Hopkins-Benton, A. (2017). Votes for women: Celebrating New York’s suffrage centennial. Albany: State University of New York Press.

Lumsden, L.J. (1997). Rampant women: Suffragists and the right of assembly. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press.

Lumsden, L.J. (2016). Inez: The life and times of Inez Milholland. [reprint]. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

Lunardini, C.A. (1986). From equal suffrage to equal rights: Alice Paul and the National Woman’s Party, 1910-1928. New York University Press.

Lunardini, C. (2012). Alice Paul: Equality for women. New York: Routledge.

MacPherson, M. (2014). The scarlet sisters: Sex, suffrage, and scandal in the Gilded Age. New York: Grand Central.

Madsen, C.C. (1997). Battle for the ballot: Essays on woman suffrage in Utah 1870-1896. Utah State Univ Press.

Marilley, S.M. (1996). Woman suffrage and the origins of liberal feminism in the United States, 1820-1920. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Marshall, S.E. (1997). Splintered sisterhood: Gender and class in the campaign against woman suffrage. Madison, Wis.: University of Wisconsin Press.

Maule, F. (1917). “The Blue Book”: Woman suffrage, history, arguments and results. Edited by Frances M. Björkman and Annie G. Porritt. New York: National Woman Suffrage. Retrieved from

Maule, F., ed. (1913). Woman suffrage: History, arguments and results; a collection of seven popular booklets, covering together practically the entire field of suffrage claims and evidenceDesigned especially for the convenience of suffrage speakers and writers and for the use of debaters and libraries. New York: National American Woman Suffrage Association. Retrieved from

Maxwell, S. & Smith, D. (2009). Women of influence: 12 leaders of the suffrage movement: A block of the month quilt. C&T Publishing.

McBride, G.G. (1993). On Wisconsin women: Working for their rights from settlement to suffrage. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press.

McCammon, H.J. & Banaszak, L.A. (2018). 100 Years of the Nineteenth Amendment: An appraisal of women’s political activism. New York: Oxford University Press.

McConnaughy, C. (2013). Woman suffrage movement in America: A reassessment. Columbus: The Ohio State University.

McMillen, S. (2009). Seneca Falls and the origins of the women’s rights movement. [reprint]. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Mead, R. (2004). How the vote was won: Woman suffrage in the Western United States, 1868-1914. NYU Press.

Morgan, D. (1972). Suffragists and Democrats; the politics of woman suffrage in America. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press.

Moynihan, R.B. (1985). Rebel for rights: Abigail Scott Duniway. Yale University Press.

Naparsteck, M. (2014). The trial of Susan B. Anthony: An illegal vote, a courtroom conviction and a step toward women’s suffrage. Jefferson, NC: McFarland.

Neuman, J. (2017). Gilded suffragists: The New York socialites who fought for women’s right to vote. New York: NYU Press.

Noun, L.R. (1969). Strong-minded women: The emergence of the woman-suffrage movement in Iowa. Ames: Iowa State University Press.

Pardo, T.C., ed. (1979). The National Woman’s Party Papers, 1913-1974: a guide to the microfilm edition. Sanford, NC: Microfilming Corp. of America.

Peck, M.G. (1944/2011). Carrie Chapman Catt: A biography. Literary Licensing [reprint].

Petrash, A. (2013). Long Island and the woman suffrage movement. Charleston, NC: The History Press.

Petty, L. (2006). Romancing the vote: Feminist activism in American fiction, 1870-1920. University of Georgia Press.

Poulson, S.L. (2019). Suffrage: The epic struggle for women’s right to vote. Praeger.

Roberts, R.B. (2017). Suffragists in Washington, D.C.: The 1913 parade and the fight for the vote. Charleston, SC: The History Press.

Ruth, J.E. & Sinclair, E. (2006). Women of the suffrage movement. Pomegranate Communications.

Rymph, C.E. (2006). Republican women: Feminism and conservatism from suffrage through the rise of the new right. The University of North Carolina Press.

Salitan, L. & Perera, E.L., eds. (1994). Virtuous lives: Four Quaker sisters remember family life, abolitionism, and women’s suffrage. New York: Continuum.

Schenken, S.D. (2000). From suffrage to the Senate: An encyclopedia of American women in politics. [2 vols.]. ABC-Clio.

Schuyler, L.G. (2006). The weight of their votes: Southern women and political leverage in the 1920s. University of North Carolina Press.

Scott, A.F. & Scott, A.M. (1982). One half the people: the fight for woman suffrage. Urbana: University of Illinois Press.

Sheppard, A. (1994). Cartooning for suffrage. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press.

Sherr, L. (1996). Failure is impossible: Susan B. Anthony in her own words. Times Books.

Smith, B.C. (1989). Women win the vote. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Silver Burdett Press.

Sneider, A.L. (2008). Suffragists in an Imperial Age: U.S. expansion and the woman question, 1870-1929. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Solomon, M.M., ed. (1991). A voice of their own: The woman suffrage press, 1840-1910. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press.

Southard, B.A.S. (2011). Militant citizenship: Rhetorical strategies of the National Woman’s Party, 1913-1920. College Station, TX: Texas A&M University Press.

Stanton, E.C. (1892/2015). The solitude of self: Elizabeth Cady Stanton appeals for women’s rights. Now & Then Reader.

Stevens, D. (1995). Jailed for freedom: American women win the vote. [revised ed.] Troutdale, OR: NewSage Press.

Stevenson, S. (2010). Women’s votes, women’s voices: The campaign for equal rights In Washington. Washington State University Press.

Stovall, J.G. (2013). Seeing suffrage: The 1913 Washington suffrage parade, its pictures, and its effects on the American political landscape. University of Tennessee Press.

Stuhler, B. (1995). Gentle warriors: Clara Ueland and the Minnesota struggle for woman suffrage. St. Paul, MN: Minnesota Historical Society Press.

Terborg-Penn, R. (1998). African American women in the struggle for the vote, 1850-1920. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

Tetrault, L. (2017). The Myth of Seneca Falls: Memory and the Women’s Suffrage Movement, 1848-1898. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press.

Wagner, S. (1988). A time of protest: Suffragists challenge the Republic, 1870-1887. Carmichael, CA: Sky Carrier Press.

Wagner, S.R. (2019). The women’s suffrage movement. Penguin Classics.

Walton, M. (2010). A woman’s crusade: Alice Paul and the battle for the ballot. St. Martin’s Press.

Ward, G.C. & Burns, K. (2001). Not for ourselves alone: The story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony. Knopf.

Ward, J.M. & Maveety, E.A. (2000). Yours for liberty: Selections from Abigail Scott Duniway’s suffrage newspaper. Oregon State University Press.

Weatherford, D. (1998). A history of the American suffragist movement. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO.

Weiss, E. (2018). The woman’s hour: the great fight to win the vote. New York, NY: Viking.

Wheeler, M.S. (1993). New women of the new south: The leaders of the woman suffrage movement in the southern states. New York: Oxford University Press.

Wheeler, M.S., ed. (1995). One woman one vote: Rediscovering the woman suffrage movement. Troutdale, OR: NewSage Press.

Wheeler, M.S., ed. (1995). Votes for women!: the woman suffrage movement in Tennessee, the South, and the nation. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press.

Yellin, C.L. & Sherman, J. (1998). The perfect 36: Tennessee delivers woman suffrage. Oak Ridge, TN: Iris Press.

Zahniser, J.D. & Fry, A.R. (2014). Alice Paul: Claiming power. New York: Oxford University Press.

Children’s/Young Adult

Adiletta, D. (2005). Elizabeth Cady Stanton: Women’s suffrage and the first vote. Powerplus.

Bausum, A. (2004). With courage and cloth: Winning the fight for a woman’s right to vote.  National Geographic Children’s Books.

Burgan, M. (2005). The 19th Amendment. Compass Point Books.

Colman, P. (2016). Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony: A friendship that changed the world. New York: Square Fish.

Conkling, W. (2018). Votes for women!: American suffragists and the battle for the ballot. Algonquin Young Readers.

Isecke, H. (2013). Women’s suffrage: Fighting for women’s rights. Huntington Beach, CA: Teacher Created Materials.

Kamma, A. (2008). If you lived when women won their rights. New York: Scholastic, Inc.

Keppeler, J. (2017). Women’s suffrage movement. PowerKids Press.

Kops, D. (2017). Alice Paul and the fight for women’s rights: From the vote to the Equal Rights Amendment. Honesdale, PA: Calkins Creek.

Light, K. (2018). Questions and answers about women’s suffrage. Powerkids Press.

Monroe, J. (1998). The Nineteenth Amendment: Women’s right to vote. Enslow.

Nardo, D. (2014). The split history of the women’s suffrage movement: A perspectives flip book. North Mankato, MN: Compass Point Books.

Peppas, L. (2015). Women’s suffrage. Crabtree Publishing Company.

Pollack, P. & Belviso, M. (2014). Who was Susan B. Anthony? New York: Penguin.

Rice, D. (2017). True life, Alice Paul. Huntington Beach: Teacher Created Materials.

Sullivan, G. (1994). The day the women got the vote: A photo history of the women’s rights movement. New York: Scholastic.

Zimet, S. & Hasak-Lowy, T. (2018). Roses and radicals: the epic story of how American women won the right to vote. New York: Viking Books for Young Readers.

Picture Books

Gillibrand, K. (2018).  Bold & brave: Ten heroes who won women the right to vote. Knopf Books for Young Readers.

Hollihan, K.L. (2012). Rightfully ours: How women won the vote, 21 activities. Chicago: Chicago Review Press.

Malaspina, A. (2012). Heart on fire: Susan B. Anthony votes for President. Albert Whitman & Company.

Mead, M. (2015). Suffrage sisters: The fight for liberty. Red Chair Press.

Murphy, C.R. (2011). Marching with Aunt Susan: Susan B. Anthony and the fight for women’s suffrage. Peachtree Publishing Company.

Myers, W.D. (2015). Ida B. Wells: Let the truth be told. [reprint]. Amistad.

Robbins, D. (2016). Miss Paul and the President: The creative campaign for women’s right to vote. Knopf Books for Young Readers.

Rockliff, M. (2016). Around America to win the vote: Two suffragists, a kitten, and 10,000 miles. Candlewick.

Shea, P.D. (2010). The taxing case of the cows: A true story about suffrage. Clarion Books.

Stone, T.L. (2008). Elizabeth leads the way: Elizabeth Cady Stanton and the right to vote. Henry Holt and Co.

White, L.A. (2005). I could do that!: Esther Morris gets women the vote. Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

Winter, J. (2015). Lillian’s right to vote: A celebration of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. New York: Schwartz & Wade Books.