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19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution: Primary Documents in American History

Digital Collections

The digital collections of the Library of Congress contain a wide variety of primary source materials associated with the 19th Amendment and  the women's suffrage movement, including manuscripts, photographs, newspapers, sheet music, and broadsides. Provided below is a link to the home page for each relevant digital collection along with selected highlights.

Carrie Chapman Catt Papers

Clara Barton Papers

Congressional Publications

Selections from the Congressional Record:

Elizabeth Cady Stanton Papers

Mary Church Terrell Papers

National American Woman Suffrage Association

Printed Ephemera

Susan B. Anthony Papers

Theodore Roosevelt: His Life and Times on Film

Selected highlights from this collection:

Women of Protest: Photographs from the Records of the National Woman's Party

Women's Suffrage in Sheet Music