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Performing and Politicizing “Ladyhood”: Black Washington Women and New Negro Suffrage Activism

Treva B. Lindsey

in Colored No More: Reinventing Black Womanhood in Washington, D.C.

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252041020
eISBN:
9780252099571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252041020.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter explores the suffrage activism of black women in Washington. As one of the most pressing political issues of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the fight for universal ... More


Nineteenth-Century Suffrage Journals: Inventing and Defending New Women

Linda Steiner

in Front Pages, Front Lines: Media and the Fight for Women's Suffrage

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252043109
eISBN:
9780252051982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043109.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter use theories of status politics (conflicts as proxies for important debates over the deference paid to a particular group’s lifestyle) to show the importance of nineteenth-century ... More


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