Why Did Colorado Suffragists Fail to Win the Right
to Vote in 1877, but Succeed in 1893?

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Making It On Their Own: Women in the West

Through this website, maintained by the College of Staten Island, City University of New York, researchers can view primary documents, secondary sources and weblinks relevant to the study of women in western history.

This shall be the land for women: The Struggle for Western Women's Suffrage, 1860-1920

This excellent online exhibit explores the history of women's suffrage in ten western states including, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Kansas, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming. The exhibit includes timelines, biographies, and images alongside insightful essays. This exhibit is part of the Women of the West Museum, a virtual museum dedicated to exploring how women shaped the West, publishing all its exhibits and resources online.

University of Colorado at Boulder: Selected Collections to Women's History

This links to a detailed subject list of women's history resources owned by the archive at the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Celebrating Over 100 Years of Women's Suffrage in Colorado

The Aspen Historical Society publishes essays and images of Colorado women on this website, including a short description of suffrage in Colorado accompanied by a timeline and bibliography, and essays on women in business, working women, women and the environment and women ranchers.

The History of the Suffrage Movement

In this article published by PBS Online, Marjorie Spruill Wheeler provides a history of the suffrage movement, including a short discussion comparing the early success of woman suffrage campaigns in the west with the slower advance of suffrage in the eastern states.

American Association of University Women, Women's History Resources

This website maintained by the St. Lawrence County branch of the American Association of University Women provides links to online resources about United States suffrage campaigns.

Western New York Suffragists: Winning the Vote

The Rochester Regional Library Council maintains this website exploring the suffrage movement founded in western New York state. This site also provides links to suffrage movements in other states and countries.

Selections from the National American Woman Suffrage Association Collection, 1848-1921

The American Memory Project at the Rare Book and Special Collections Division of the Library of Congress has published selections from the papers of the National American Woman Suffrage Association Collection online. This website allows researchers to view 167 documents and papers authored by individuals including Carrie Chapman Catt and Elizabeth Cady Stanton.

One Hundred Years toward Suffrage: An Overview

This website, sponsored by the American Memory Project at the Library of Congress, contains an annotated timeline of women's rights and suffrage in the United States from 1776 to 1923.



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