1848 Convention Report Booklet
Report of the Women's Rights Convention ~ Held at Seneca Falls, N.Y. July 19th and 20th, 1848
Source: Seneca Falls Historical Society 3.5" x 5.5"
Great Speeches by American Women
From civil rights to the right to vote, women such as Susan B. Anthony have spoken up and spoken
out throughout American history. Brimming with great power and
eloquence, here are twenty-one legendary speeches from the country's
most inspirational female voices. A great book for students in grades 6 - 12
Book Who Was Susan B. Anthony?
The New York Times Best Selling Series, Who Was Susan B. Anthony? by Pam Pollack and Meg Belviso is part of the Who Was? Series. ISBN 978-0-448-47963-7. 8-12 years, grades 3-7. 105 pages. Grosset & Dunlap, 2014.
Solitude of Self
Elizabeth Cady Stanton believed this to be the most important speech of
her lifetime. With gorgeous and direct language, she presents a
compassionate appeal for human equality and dignity, and she addresses
the place of solitude in the lives of women and men.
Iron Jawed Angels DVD
Oscar-winner Hilary Swank stars in Iron Jawed Angels, a fresh and contemporary look at a
pivotal event in American history, telling the true story of how a pair
of defiant and brilliant young activists took the women's suffrage
movement by storm, putting their lives at risk to help American women
win the right to vote. This story starts after the death of Susan B. Anthony with Alice Paul at the helm of the movement.
Susan B. Anthony: Woman Suffragist
by Barbara Weisberg. A biography of an early leader in the campaign for women's rights, particularly in getting women the right to vote.
Marching with Aunt Susan
Author Claire Rudolf Murphy imagines the girlhood of Bessie Keith Pond, a
real ten-year old girl who lived in Berkeley, California in 1896, the
first year that a referendum on women's suffrage was on the California
Friends for Freedom: The Story of Susan B. Anthony & Frederick Douglass
No one thought Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass would ever become
friends. The former slave and the outspoken woman came from two
different worlds. But they shared deep-seated beliefs in equality and
the need to fight for it. Despite naysayers, hecklers, and even
arsonists, Susan and Frederick became fast friends and worked together
to change America.
Heart on Fire
A wonderful book recounting the suffragist Susan B. Anthony's first trip to the ballot box on November 5, 1872, her subsequent arrest, and trial. Ages 10-13
Chasing Freedom: The Life Journeys of Harriet Tubman and Susan B. Anthony, Inspired by Historical Facts
Nikki Grimes offers a glimpse into the inspiring lives of Susan B.
Anthony and Harriet Tubman, with breathtaking illustrations by Michele
Wood! What if Harriet Tubman and Susan B. Anthony sat down over tea to
reminisce about their extraordinary lives? What would they recall of
their triumphs and struggles as they fought to achieve civil rights for
African Americans and equal rights for women? And what other historical
figures played parts in their stories? These questions led Coretta Scott
King Award winner Nikki Grimes to create CHASING FREEDOM, an engaging
work of historical fiction about two of the nineteenth century's most
powerful, and inspiring, American women. With breathtaking illustrations
by Coretta Scott King Award winner Michele Wood, CHASING FREEDOM richly
imagines the experiences of Tubman and Anthony, set against the
backdrop of the Underground Railroad, the Civil War, and the Women's
Suffrage Movement. Additional back matter invites curious young readers
to further explore this period in history--and the larger-than-life
figures who lived it
Not for Ourselves Alone PBS DVD
Not for Ourselves Alone features superb live cinematography, compelling interviews and historical photographs never before seen on screen, this powerful film provides an unforgettable dual portrait of two great Americans who improved the lives of women everywhere.
Bonus DVD feature - The making of Not For Ourselves Alone, an interview with Ken Burns and Paul Barnes. Feature running time: approximately 180 minutes. Color/black & white. Closed captioned.
A&E Susan B.Anthony Biography DVD
This is a wonderful video of the life and work of a political activist.
Susan Anthony was a crucial figure in the development of a new system
of women's rights. Color /Black & White Approx. 50 mins.
One Woman One Vote PBS DVD
One Woman One Vote explores how America could call itself the world's greatest democracy, but
continue to deny the right to vote to more than half of its citizens?
This program documents the struggle which culminated in the passing of
the 19th Amendment in the U.S. Senate by one vote. Witness the 70-year
struggle for women's suffrage. Discover why the crusaders faced
entrenched opposition from men and women who feared the women's vote
would ignite a social revolution. DVD 106 minutes
Winning the Vote: The Triumph of the American Woman Suffrage Movement
Written in a
lively and dramatic style, Winning the Vote tracks the suffrage
movement from its true roots, in a handful of women who spoke up for
their rights, to its formal organization during the fight against
slavery and the bitter, divisive battle that resulted in the 19th
amendment, ratified in 1920. This 496-page volume book was researched and written by Robert PJ Cooney, Jr.
in collaboration with the National Women's History Project.