Tag Archives: Suffrage Centennial

EVENT: NYU Bentson Deans Lecture “What We Can Learn About Allyship from ‘Suffragents’ Who Helped Women Get the Vote”

“What can those with visibility and influence do–beyond stating support for a particular movement–to combat injustice? Can those with power and privilege advance the interests of others–without hijacking or getting in the way of the efforts of the marginalized groups they mean to support?” continue reading

POST: Women’s Suffrage Centennial: As Maine Went—

“Deborah Knox Livingston, the state campaign manager, gave seven reasons: too little time to educate the public, the “natural prejudice” of the state’s residents toward anything new, no declared support from either the Democrats or the Republicans, light turnout, the militant suffragists protesting in Washington, and the opposition’s control of the “purchasable vote,” that is votes bought by favors or the offers of positions. She estimated that the antis controlled somewhere between 15,000 and 20,000 of these votes, which made a significant impact.” continue reading

NOTICE: New York Society Library Blog: “Votes for Women!” February 1, 2019

“Brooke Kroeger gave engaging remarks about the suffrage movement and some of its striking personalities . . . and shared with us a wonderful summary, video, and commentary about the evening, the exhibition, and the history.” continue reading

EVENT: Presenting “Suffrage and the Media” at the AJHA Conference in Salt Lake City, Oct. 4-6, 2018

Our panel in Salt Lake City, another milestone on the road to the 2020 Women’s Suffrage Centennial from the team that produced the database Suffrage and the Media and is now in final edits for the special “Suffrage and the Media” issue of American Journalism: A Journal of Media History, to be published in Spring 2019. continue reading