100th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which gave women the right to vote.

As with any significant anniversary, many books have been published in the last year on various aspects of the struggle to secure voting rights for women. The library has many books in its collection about the struggle of women to gain the right to vote in this country. Below you can find a few of the titles available to be checked out.


Suffrage: Women’s Long Battle for the Vote by Ellen Carol Dubois


Victory for the Vote: The Fight for Women’s Suffrage and the Century that Followed by Doris Weatherford


Women Will Vote: Winning Suffrage in New York State by Susan Goodier


The Scarlet Sisters: Sex, Suffrage, and Scandal in the Gilded Age by Myra MacPherson



Mr. President, How Long Must We Wait? : Alice Paul, Woodrow Wilson, and the Fight for the Right to Vote by Tina Cassidy



Why They Marched : Untold Stories of the Women Who Fought for the Right to Vote by Susan Ware