Miss Martha Gruening distributes literature publicizing the Women's Suffrage Movement to passers-by outside the Lyceum Theatre, circa 1912.
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Day 7: The day of rest and (optional) reading


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It’s the last day of our week focusing on the temperance and suffrage movements. Want to learn more? Here’s the week one advanced reading list:

Feminism and Suffrage: The Emergence of an Independent Women’s Movement in America, 1848-1869

By Ellen Carol Dubois

Ida: A Sword Among Lions: Ida B. Wells and the Campaign Against Lynching

By Paula J. Giddings

Let Something Good Be Said: Speeches and Writings of Frances E. Willard

Edited by Carolyn De Swarte Gifford and Amy R. Slagell

The Selected Papers of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony: Against an Aristocracy of Sex, 1866 to 1873

Edited by Ann D. Gordon    

To Keep the Waters Troubled: The Life of Ida B. Wells

By Linda O. McMurry

Collected writings by Ida B. Wells

Digitized by Northern Illinois University Libriaries

National American Woman Suffrage Association Collection, 1848-1921

From the Library of Congress

Woman’s Suffrage History Timeline

“Women’s History Month: Not All Pioneers Of Women’s Suffrage Movement Were White”

Day 7: The day of rest and (optional) reading