Women's Equality Day

Celebrating the 19th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution

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Selected Resources

Women's Suffrage & the 19th Amendment

B ADD Jane Addams: Spirit in Action (2010) by Louise W. Knight

B ANT Susan B. Anthony: A Biographical Companion (1998) by Judith E. Harper

B ANT Failure is Impossible: Susan B. Anthony in Her Own Words (1995) by Lynn Sherr

B ANT Susan B. Anthony edited by Brenda Stalcup

305.42 ADA Women's Suffrage: A Primary Source History of the Women's Rights Movement in America (2003) by Colleen Adams

324.6 HIL Women's Suffrage (2006) by Jeff Hill

324.623 BAU With Courage and Cloth: Winning the Fight for a Woman's Right to Vote (2004) by Ann Bausum

324.623 MEA How the Vote Was Won: Woman Suffrage in the Western United States, 1868-1914 (2004) by Rebecca J. Mead

324.623 VOT Votes for Women: The Struggle for Suffrage Revisited (2002) edited by Jean H. Baker

342.73 AME Amendment XIX: Granting Women the Right to Vote (2009) edited by Carrie Fredericks

Voting Rights Act of 1965

The 19th Amendment gave women, mostly white women, the right to vote. The Voting Rights Act of 1965 prohibited racial discrimination in elections, which allowed more women and men of color to be able to vote, especially in the South.

323 KOT Judgment Days: Lyndon Baines Johnson, Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Laws that Changed America (2005) by Nick Kotz

324.6 HIL The Voting Rights Act of 1965 (2009) by Laurie Collier Hillstrom

324.6 VOT The Voting Rights Act: Securing the Ballot (2006) edited by Richard M. Valelly