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“We Jewish Women Should Be Especially Interested in Our New Citizenship”: American Jewish Women and the Suffrage Movement

Melissa R. Klapper

in Ballots, Babies, and Banners of Peace: American Jewish Women's Activism, 1890-1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748947
eISBN:
9780814749463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748947.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter traces Jewish women's suffrage activism from the creation of National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA) in 1890 through the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment in 1920 and ... More


Suffragists in an Imperial Age: U.S. Expansion and the Woman Question, 1870–1929

Allison L. Sneider

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195321166
eISBN:
9780199869725
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195321166.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, American History: 20th Century

In 1899, Carrie Chapman Catt, who succeeded Susan B. Anthony as head of the National American Woman Suffrage Association, argued that it was the “duty” of U.S. women to help lift the inhabitants of ... More


Breathing the Same Air: The Battle for Women’s Suffrage

Leonard Rogoff

in Gertrude Weil: Jewish Progressive in the New South

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630793
eISBN:
9781469630816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630793.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Weil pushed a reluctant Federation of Women's Clubs to adopt a suffrage resolution. In 1914 she served as president of the Goldsboro Equal Suffrage League and five years later was elected president ... More


Eve’s Curse

Kimberly A. Hamlin

in From Eve to Evolution: Darwin, Science, and Women's Rights in Gilded Age America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226134611
eISBN:
9780226134758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226134758.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter One argues that the Genesis creation story played a defining role in debates about women’s rights for generations and that this is why so many women responded enthusiastically to Darwinian ... More


Women, Politics, and Protest

Lynn Dumenil

in The Second Line of Defense: American Women and World War I

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631219
eISBN:
9781469631233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631219.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter on American women and politics during World War I explores African American women’s wartime activism and efforts of such women as Nannie Burroughs, Madame C. J. Walker, and Ida ... More


Creating Her Vision: Nawsa Presidency, Part II (1909–1912)

Trisha Franzen

in Anna Howard Shaw: The Work of Woman Suffrage

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038150
eISBN:
9780252095412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038150.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter examines the middle years of Anna Howard Shaw's presidency—from planning for the 1909 the National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA) Convention in Seattle through the 1912 ... More


A Worker to the End (1916–1919)

Trisha Franzen

in Anna Howard Shaw: The Work of Woman Suffrage

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038150
eISBN:
9780252095412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038150.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter considers the life of Anna Howard Shaw after her 1915 resignation from the National American Woman Suffrage Association. Official retirement, although at first it brought a lessening of ... More


Unanticipated Challenges: Nawsa Presidency, Part III (1913–1915)

Trisha Franzen

in Anna Howard Shaw: The Work of Woman Suffrage

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038150
eISBN:
9780252095412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038150.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter examines the final years of Anna Howard Shaw's presidency from 1913 to 1915. By 1913 Anna Shaw could see the end of the struggle. The movement to extend that basic right of equal ... More


Facing Contradictions

Trisha Franzen

in Anna Howard Shaw: The Work of Woman Suffrage

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038150
eISBN:
9780252095412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038150.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the life and accomplishments of Anna Howard Shaw (1847–1919) as well as the author's account of how she became interested in Shaw. It then sets out ... More


Compromised Leadership: Nawsa Presidency, Part I (1904–1908)

Trisha Franzen

in Anna Howard Shaw: The Work of Woman Suffrage

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038150
eISBN:
9780252095412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038150.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter examines the early years of Anna Howard Shaw's National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA) presidency. With little scholarship on Shaw's leadership, most historians follow the ... More


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