Resources

Learn More About the Movement

Need a head start researching the history portion of this project?  Check out these resources.

not for ourselves aloneExperience the challenges women faced in turn-of-the-century England in this YouTube Video, and watch Ken Burns' Not For Ourselves Alone: The Story Of Elizabeth Cady Stanton And Susan B. Anthony, the story of the Movement told through the friendship of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony.

In addition, here are brief bios of each of 100 leading figures of the Suffrage Movement, taken from the painting Women Leading the Way: Suffragists & Suffragettes.  Please click on the name of the figures to view their biographies and links to additional resources.


1

Sylvia Pankhurst

English, 1882 – 1960

2

Dame Ethel Smyth

English, 1858 – 1944

3

Emmeline Pankhurst

English, 1858 – 1928

4

Christabel Pankhurst

English, 1880 – 1958

5

Annie Kenney

English, 1879 – 1953

6

Emily Wilding Davison

English, 1872 – 1913

7

Harriot Stanton Blatch

American, 1856 – 1940

8

Elizabeth Cady Stanton

American, 1815 – 1902

9

Lucretia Mott

American, 1793 – 1880

10

Ida Husted Harper

American, 1851 – 1931

11

Susan B. Anthony

American, 1820 – 1906

12

Crystal Eastman

American, 1881 – 1928

13

Ida Wells-Barnett

American, 1862 – 1931

14

Alice Paul

American, 1885 – 1977

15

Lucy Burns

American, 1879 – 1966

16

Carrie Chapman Catt

American, 1859 – 1947

17

Jeannette Rankin

American, 1880 – 1973

18

Lydia Becker

English, 1827 – 1890

19

Millicent Garrett Fawcett

English, 1847 – 1929

20

Hanna Sheehy-Skeffington

Irish, 1877 – 1946

21

Lady Constance Lytton

English, 1869 – 1923

22

Eleanor Rathbone

English, 1872 – 1946

23

Frances Power Cobbe

Irish, 1822 – 1904

24

Dorothy Thompson

American, 1894 – 1961

25

Belva Ann Lockwood

American, 1830 – 1917

26

Frances Willard

American, 1839 – 1898

27

Victoria Woodhull

American, 1838 – 1927

28

Alva Vanderbilt Belmont

American, 1853 – 1933

29

Charlotte Despard

English, 1844 – 1939

30

Teresa Billington-Greig

English, 1877 – 1964

31

Elsie Inglis

English, 1864 – 1917

32

Chrystal Macmillan

Scottish, 1871 – 1937

33

Margaret Llewelyn Davies

English, 1861 – 1944

34

Alexandra Kollontai

Russian, 1872 – 1952

35

Louise Weiss

French, 1893 – 1983

36

Lida Gustava Heymann

German, 1867 – 1943

37

Rosa Luxemburg

German, 1870 – 1919

38

Anita Augspurg

German, 1857 – 1943

39

Harriet Tubman

American, 1820 – 1913

40

Jane Addams

American, 1860 – 1935

41

Amelia Bloomer

American, 1818 – 1894

42

Emma Smith DeVoe

American, 1848 – 1927

43

Maud Wood Park

American, 1871 – 1955

44

Alice Stone Blackwell

American, 1857 – 1950

45

Jessie Boucherett

English, 1825 – 1905

46

Barbara Bodichon

English, 1827 – 1891

47

Emily Davies

English, 1830 – 1921

48

Caroline Rémy de Guebhard (Séverine)

French, 1855 – 1929

49

Marguerite Durand

French, 1864 – 1936

50

Minna Cauer

German, 1841 – 1922

51

Clara Zetkin

German, 1857 – 1933

52

Emily Greene Balch

American, 1867 – 1961

53

Kimura Komako

Japanese, 1887 – 1980

54

Anna Howard Shaw

American, 1847 – 1919

55

Inez Milholland Boissevain

American, 1886 – 1916

56

Anna Maria Mozzoni

Italian, 1837 – 1920

57

Olive Schreiner

South African, 1855 – 1920

58

Bertha Lutz

Brazilian, 1899 – 1976

59

Emilie Gourd

Swiss, 1879 – 1946

60

Františka Plamínková

Czech, 1875 – 1942

61

Hubertine Auclert

French, 1848 – 1914

62

Hedwig Dohm

German, 1833 – 1919

63

Louise Otto-Peters

German, 1819 – 1895

64

Julia Ward Howe

American, 1819 – 1910

65

Lucy Stone

American, 1818 – 1893

66

Mary Church Terrell

American, 1863 – 1954

67

Ellen Key

Swedish, 1849 – 1926

68

Alexandra Van Grippenberg

Finnish, 1859 – 1913

69

Frigga Carlberg

Swedish, 1851 – 1925

70

Line Luplau

Danish, 1823 – 1891

71

Rosa Manus

Dutch, 1881 – 1942

72

Aletta Jacobs

Dutch, 1851 – 1929

73

Matilde Bajer

Danish, 1840 – 1934

74

Maria Deraismes

French, 1828 – 1894

75

Jeanne Mélin

French, 1877 – 1964

76

Louise Michel

French, 1830 – 1905

77

Marianne Hainisch

Austrian, 1839 – 1936

78

Luise Kautsky

Austrian, 1864 – 1944

79

Sarah Moore Grimké

American, 1792 – 1873

80

Angelina Grimké

American, 1805 – 1879

81

Sojourner Truth

American, 1797 – 1883

82

Frances Harper

American, 1825 – 1911

83

Mary Ann Müller

New Zealander, 1820 – 1902

84

Adela Pankhurst

English, 1885 – 1961

85

Catherine Helen Spence

Australian, 1825 – 1910

86

Vida Goldstein

Australian, 1869 – 1949

87

Rose Scott

Australian, 1847 – 1925

88

Kate Sheppard

New Zealander, 1848 – 1934

89

Alice Henry

Australian, 1857 – 1943

90

Louisa Lawson

Australian, 1848 – 1902

91

Meri Te Tai Mangakahia

Māori, 1868 – 1920

92

Lady Mary Windeyer

Australian, 1836 – 1912

93

Emily Howard Stowe

Canadian, 1831 – 1903

94

Louise McKinney

Canadian, 1868 – 1933

95

Agnes Macphail

Canadian, 1890 – 1954

96

Emily Murphy

Canadian, 1868 – 1933

97

Abigail Adams

American, 1744 – 1818

98

Mary Wollstonecraft

English, 1759 – 1797

99

Harriet Taylor Mill

English, 1808 – 1858

100

Olympe De Gouges

French, 1748 – 1793