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A Women's Vote Centennial Resource List
So many people have joined in the statewide commemorations of the centennial of the 19th Amendment in the past 20 months. Innumerable individuals and groups across Colorado have added to our collective knowledge of the various stories of the struggle for suffrage and we have been lucky to help collect this knowledge.
One question we are often asked is what resources can someone use to learn more about the fight for the 19th Amendment. We have compiled this list to get you started.
If you were inspired by the Bold Women. Change History. speaker series, here are books by the presenters:
Maria Hinojosa, Once I Was You
Samantha Power, The Education of an Idealist
Carol Anderson, One Person, No Vote: How Voter Suppression Is Killing Our Democracy
Liette Gidlow, The Big Vote: Gender, Consumer Culture, and the Politics of Exclusion, 1890s-1920s
Sally Roesch Wagner, The Women’s Suffrage Movement
Sally Roesch Wagner, Sisters in Spirit: Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) Influence on Early American Feminists
Dawn Teele, Forging the Franchise
Amber McReynolds and Stephanie Donner, When Women Vote
Tina Cassidy, Mr. President, How Long Must We Wait
If you want to discover more information about some of the lesser known women involved in the fight for enfranchisement:
Susan Ware, Why They Marched: Untold Stories of the Women Who Fought for the Right to Vote