African American Women and the Vote, 1837-1965Book - 1997
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The American woman's rights movement grew out of the 19th-century abolitionist movement and had important roots in Boston. The Boston Public Library holds an extensive collection of abolitionist materials that includes significant correspondence by leading women's rights activists. This blog highlights a few of those "early workers" and their contributions to the ratification of the 19th… (more)
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BostonPL_EileenS Feb 28, 2020
This collection of essays, by leading scholars of African American and women's history, chronicles the role of African American women in the fight for the vote during the period 1837-1965.