OVERCOMING BARRIERS TO VOTE: Woman Suffrage Movement in Tompkins County - One-Hundred +1 Years in the Making
Overcoming Barriers to Vote: Woman Suffrage Movement in Tompkins County - One Hundred +1 Years in the Making traces the timeline of the Woman Suffrage Movement in the United States, highlighting the numerous women who broke barriers in politics and worked for the right to vote in New York State and across the nation. The exhibit features Tompkins County residents and organizations, from the Haudenosaunee women who have long been political leaders in their communities to the founders and members of various clubs in Tompkins County advocating for suffrage, temperance, women’s issues, and many other reforms in the 19th and early 20th century.
Click on the display or use this link to explore this interactive audio-visual exhibit on the history of Women's Suffrage Movement in Tompkins County.
Click on the ">" symbol to navigate between pages. Select "Play" for audio to play on each page.
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Designed by Cindy Kjellander-Cantu. Narrated by Sylvie Yntema. © 2021 The History Center in Tompkins County
Please credit The History Center in Tompkins County if you reference these materials elsewhere. Eg. Overcoming Barriers to Vote: Woman Suffrage Movement in Tompkins County courtesy The History Center in Tompkins County, Ithaca New York.
ADDITIONAL RESOURCES AND LEARNING MATERIALS
LESSON PLANS on Women's Suffrage
RURAL VOICES from Tompkins County on the Path to Women's Rights
These resources were created through a Humanities New York grant.
WOMEN'S HISTORY IN TOMPKINS COUNTY - ARCHIVES & RELATED COLLECTIONS
Explore these collections and more by visiting our Research Library.
LOCAL RADIO SEGMENTS ON WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE IN TOMPKINS COUNTY