History Stories
CATEGORY: Women's Suffrage
For the First Time, Central Park Will Honor Real-Life Women
November 8, 2017

But are Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton the right honorees? Read More

The Top Spots to Visit in New York, According to Two Historians
September 1, 2017

A hospital and a church tell the stories of America. Read More

First Statue of a Woman to be Erected in Parliament Square
April 6, 2017

Joining the 11 statues of men near London’s Houses of Parliament, suffragists Millicent Fawcett will be honored with the first statue of a woman. Read More

Long-Lost Letters from Suffrage Pioneers Discovered
March 30, 2017

A newly-discovered collection of hundreds of letters and artifacts provide a rare behind-the-scenes glimpse into the women’s suffrage movement. Read More

Woman in White: Hillary Clinton’s Suffragette Tribute
October 21, 2016

The candidate’s final debate outfit paid homage to the long struggle for women’s equality. Read More

9 Things You May Not Know About Elizabeth Cady Stanton
November 12, 2015

Brash, uncompromising and fiercely intelligent, Elizabeth Cady Stanton spent more than 50 years as one of the leading voices of the American women’s rights movement. On the bicentennial of her birth, learn nine fascinating facts about the woman Susan B. Anthony called “the philosopher and statesman of our movement.” Read More

Search Is On For Original Women’s Rights Declaration
October 22, 2015

The White House has launched a nationwide search for the original “Declaration of Sentiments,” the founding document of the women’s rights movement. Read More

The State Where Women Voted Long Before the 19th Amendment
August 26, 2015

For 50 years before the adoption of the 19th Amendment, women in one state had full voting rights, and you might be surprised where. Read More

The Mother Who Saved Suffrage: Passing the 19th Amendment
August 16, 2010

American women achieved the right to vote on August 18, 1920, thanks in part to a Tennessee legislator with a very powerful mother. Read More