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Founding Mothers: From the Ballot Box to the University

Further Readings

Suffrage Bibliography


Burr, Hattie, ed. The Woman Suffrage Cook Book. 2nd edition. Carlisle: Applewood Books, 1886. Facsimile.

Bausman, Ann.  With Courage and Cloth: Winning the Fight for a Woman’s Right to Vote. Washington DC: National Geographic, 2004.

Cassidy, Tina.  Mr. President, How Long Must We Wait? Alice Paul, Woodrow Wilson and the Fight for the Right to Vote. New York: Atria Books, 2019.

Dubois, Ellen, and Karen Kearns. Votes for Women: A 75th Anniversary Album. San Marino: Huntington Library, 1995.

DuBois, Ellen Carol. Suffrage: Women’s Long Battle for the Vote. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2020.

Enss, Chris. No Place for a Woman: The Struggle for Suffrage in the Wild West.  New York: TwoDot Books, Rowman & Littlefield, 2020.

Flexner, Eleanor. Century of Struggle: The Woman’s Rights Movement in the United States. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1975.

Jones, Martha S.  Vanguard: How Black Women Broke Barriers, Won the Vote and Insisted on Equality for All.  New York: Basic Books, 2020.

Lemay, Kate Clarke, ed. Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2019.  Published in association with the National Portrait Gallery.

Library of Congress. Shall Not Be Denied: Women Fight for the Vote.  New Brunswick:  Rutgers University Press, 2019.  Official companion to the Library of Congress Exhibition.

Lumsden, Linda. INEZ: The Life and Times of Inez Milholland. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2004.

Lumsden, Linda. Rampant Women: Suffragists and the Right of Assembly. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1996.

Lumsden, Linda.  Social Justice: A Cultural History of Social Movement Media from Abolition to #womensmarch. New York: Peter Lang, 2019.

McCool, Daniel, Susan M. Olson, and Jennifer Robinson.  Native Vote: American Indians, the Voting Rights Act and the Right to Vote. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007.

Mead, Rebecca J. How the Vote was Won: Women Suffrage in the Western United States 1868-1914. New York: New York University Press, 2006.

Shwed, Ally, ed. Votes for Women: The Battle for the 19th Amendment. Belmar: Little Red Bird Press, 2020. Comics anthology.

Terborg-Penn, Rosalyn.  African American Women in the Struggle for the Vote, 1850-1920.  Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1998.

Wagner, Sally Roesch, ed. The Women’s Suffrage Movement. New York: Penguin Classics, 2019.

Ware, Susan. Why They Marched: Untold Stories of the Women who Fought for the Right to Vote. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2019.

Weiss, Elaine. The Woman’s Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote. New York: Penguin Books, 2018.


Bassett, Jenna. “Restricted Citizenship: The Struggle for Native American Voting Rights in Arizona.” MA thesis, Arizona State University, 2011.

Boehringer, C. Louise. “Josephine Brawley Hughes—Crusader, Statebuilder.”  Arizona Historical Review 2 (1930): 98-107.

DeHaan, Amy. "Arizona Women Argue for the Vote: The 1912 Initiative Campaign for Women's Suffrage." The Journal of Arizona History 45, no. 4 (Winter 2004): 375-394.

Ferguson-Bohnee, Patty. “The History of Indian Voting Rights in Arizona: Overcoming Decades of Voter Suppression.” Arizona State Law Journal 47, no. 4 (Winter 2015): 1099-1144.

Key, Lora M, ed.  “The Women’s Suffrage Movement in Arizona and Beyond: A roundtable on Heidi Osselaer’s Winning Their Place.” The Journal of Arizona History 61, no. 2 (Summer 2020): 205-208. Special issue on women's suffrage.

Risk, Shannon  M. “Suffrage on the Frontier: How Arizona and Maine Women Pushed for Full Citizenship.” 209-215.

Pastorello, Karen. “East Meets West: Comparing the New York and Arizona Woman Suffrage Campaigns.” 217-223.

Egge, Sara. “Responsible Citizens: Comparing Woman Suffrage in Arizona and South Dakota.” 225-230.

Gunter, Rachel Michelle. “'They Think I Have Forgotten All About the Past’: Suffragists’ Struggle for Acceptance in Politics in Arizona and Texas.” 231-239.

Augustine-Adams, Kif. “Where is Their Place? Mexican-Origin Women, Citizenship and Suffrage in the Arizona Borderlands.” 241-248.

Osselaer, Heidi J. “Winning Their Place Roundtable: A Response.” 249-254.

Lauerman, Thomas. “Desexing the Ballot Box: The History of Woman Suffrage in Arizona 1883-1922.” MA thesis, Arizona State University, 1973.

Maxwell, Margaret F. A Passion for Freedom: The Life of Sharlot Hall. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1982.

Osselaer, Heidi J. Winning Their Place: Arizona Women in Politics 1883-1950. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2009.

Pry, Mark. E.  “Statehood Politics and Territorial Development: The Arizona Constitution of 1891.” The Journal of Arizona History 35, no. 4 (Winter 1994): 397-426.

Tucker, James Thomas, Rodolfo Espino, Tara Brite, Shannon Conley, Ben Horowitz, Zak Walter, and Shon Zelman. “Voting Rights in Arizona: 1982-2006.” Southern California Review of Law and Social Justice 72, no. 2 (Spring 2008): 283-366.

Children’s books

Bardhan-Quallen, Sudipta. Ballots for Belva: The True Story of a Woman’s Race for the Presidency. Illustrated by Courtney A. Martin. New York: Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2008.

Beatty, Andrea. Sofia Valdez, Future Prez. Illustrated by David Roberts. New York: Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2019.

Chambers, Veronica and the Staff of the New York Times. Finish the Fight: The Brave and Revolutionary Women Who Fought for the Right to Vote. New York: New York Times, 2020.  Chapter book.

Conkling, Winifred. Votes for Women! Chapel Hill: Algonquin Young Readers,  2018.  Chapter book.

Czajak, Paul. Monster Needs your Vote. Illustrated by Wendy Grieb. Minneapolis: Mighty Media Kids, 2015.

Duey, Kathleen. Francesca Vigilucci. Washington DC, 1913. New York: Aladdin Books, 2000. American Diaries Series. Chapter book.

Gillibrand, Kirsten. Bold and Brave: Ten Heroes Who Won Women the Right to Vote. Illustrated by Maira Kalman. New York: Random House, 2018.

Hopkinson, Deborah. What is the Women’s Rights Movement? New York: Penguin Random House, 2018. Chapter book.

Kamma, Anne. If You Lived When Women Won their Rights. Illustrated by Pamela Johnson. New York: Scholastic Inc., 2006.

Lasky, Kathryn. A Time for Courage: The Suffragette Diary of Kathleen Bowen. New York: Scholastic Books, 2001. Dear America series. Chapter book.

McDonough, Yona Zeldis. Who Was Sojourner Truth? New York: Penguin Random House, 2015. Chapter book.

Myers, Walter Dean. Ida B. Wells: Let the Truth be Told. Illustrated by Bonnie Christensen. New York: Amistad Harper Collins, 2008.

Ortiz, Simon. The People Shall Continue. Illustrated by Sharol Graves. Emeryville: Children’s Book Press, 1988.

Pollack, Pam and Meg Belviso. Who Was Susan B. Anthony? New York: Penguin Random House, 2014. Chapter book.

Rappaport, Doreen. Elizabeth Started all the Trouble. Illustrated by Matt Faulkner. Los Angeles: Disney Hyperion, 2016.

Robbins, Dean. Miss Paul and the President: The Creative Campaign for Women’s Right to Vote. Illustrated by Nancy Zhang. New York: Alfred Knopf, 2016.

Roytman, Arkady. How Women Won the Vote. Mineola: Dover Publications, 2019. Coloring book.

Tonatiuh, Duncan. Separate is Never Equal: Sylvia Mendez and Her Family’s Fight for Desegregation. New York: Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2014.

Winter, Jonah, and Shane W. Evans. Lillian’s Right to Vote. New York: Schwartz & Wade, 2015.

Women's Studies Bibliography

Publications about GWS/ SIROW projects

Aiken, Susan Hardy, Karen Anderson, Myra Dinnerstein, Judy Nolte Lensink, and Patricia MacCorquodale, eds.  Changing Our Minds: Feminist Transformations of Knowledge.  Albany: SUNY Press, 1988.

Aiken, Susan Hardy, Karen Anderson, Myra Dinnerstein, Judy Lensink, and Patricia MacCorquodale. "Trying Transformations: Curriculum Integration and the Problem of Resistance." Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society 12, no. 2 (1987): 255-275.  Reprinted in Reconstructing the Academy: Women’s Education and Women’s Studies, edited by Elizabeth Minnich, Jean F. O’Barr, and Rachel A. Rosenfeld, Chicago: University of Chicago, 1988.

Aiken, Susan, Adele Marie Barker, Maya Koreneva, and Ekaterina Stetsenko. Dialogues/ Dialogi: Literary and Cultural Exchanges between (Ex) Soviet and American Women. Durham: Duke University Press, 1993.

Babcock, Barbara, and Nancy Parezo, eds. Daughters of the Desert: Women Anthropologists and the Native American Southwest 1880-1980.  An illustrated catalogue. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1988.

Becker, Barbara, and Janice Monk, eds.  The 21st Century Workforce.  Opportunity and Promise for Women. 1996 Arizona Town Hall.  Phoenix: Soroptimist International of Phoenix, 1996.

Betteridge, Anne, and Janice Monk. “Teaching Women’s Studies from an International Perspective.” Women’s Studies Quarterly 18, no. 1 and 2 (1990): 78-85. Special Edition, Curricular and Institutional Change.

Dickstein, Ruth, Victoria Ann Mills, and Ellen J. Waite. Women in LC’s Terms: A Thesaurus of Library of Congress Subject Terms Relating to Women. Phoenix: Oryx Press, 1988.

Dinnerstein, Myra, Sheryl O’Donnell, and Patricia MacCorquodale. "Integrating Women's Studies into the Curriculum." Women’s Studies Quarterly 10, no. 1 (Spring 1982): 19-23. Reprinted in "Looking Back, Moving Forward: 25 Years of Women’s Studies History" anniversary issue. Women’s Studies Quarterly 25, no. 1 and 2 (Summer 1997): 223-230.

Kay, Margarita, Cynthia Tobias, Bette Ide, Jill Guernsey de Zapian, Janice Monk, Marlene Bluestein, and Maria Eugenia Fernandez. “The Health and Symptom Care of Widows.” Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology 3 (1988): 197-208.

Kennedy, Elizabeth Lapovsky, and Agatha Beins, eds.  Women’s Studies for the Future: Foundations, Interrogations, Politics. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2005.

MacCorquodale, Patricia, and Judy Lensink. “Integrating Women into the Curriculum: Multiple motives and mixed emotions.” In Women’s Higher Education in Comparative Perspective, edited by Gail P. Kelly and Sheila Slaughter. Dordrecht, Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1991, pp. 297-314.

McBride, Kari, and Ruth Dickstein.  “Making Connections with a Listserv.”  Computers and Texts, no. 12, 1996, pp. 7-11.

Monk, Janice, ed.  Women and the Arizona Economy. 1st Arizona Women’s Townhall. Phoenix: Soroptimist International of Phoenix, 1986.

Monk, Janice, Anne Betteridge and Amy Newhall. “Reaching for Global Feminism in the Curriculum: An editorial introduction.” Women’s Studies International Forum, vol. 14 no. 4, 1991, pp. 239-247.

Norwood, Vera, and Janice Monk, eds. The Desert is No Lady:  Southwestern Landscapes in Women’s Writing and Art.  Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1997.

Philips, Susan U., Susan Steele, and Christine Tanz, eds. Language, Gender and Sex in Comparative Perspective. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1987. 

Rebolledo, Tey Diana, and Eliana Rivero, eds.  Infinite Divisions: An Anthology of Chicana Literature. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1993.

Saint-Germain, Michelle, and Rose Weitz, eds. Women as Health Care Consumers: Reasons for Seeking Health Care Throughout the Stages of Life. Arizona Women’s Townhall. Phoenix: Soroptimists International, 1989.

Scadron, Arlene, ed. On Their Own:  Widows and Widowhood in the American Southwest, 1848-1939. Champaign: University of Illinois Press, 1988.  

Scharff, Virginia. Taking the Wheel: Women and the Coming of the Motor Age.  New York: Free Press, 1991.

Schlissel, Lillian, Vicki Ruiz, and Jan Monk, eds. Western Women: Their Land, Their Lives. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1988.

Voda, Ann M., Myra Dinnerstein, and Sheryl R. O’Donnell, eds.  Changing Perspectives on Menopause.  Austin: University of Texas Press, 1982.

Selected Publications by GWS Faculty, 1981-2003

Aiken, Susan Hardy. Isak Dinesen and the Engendering of Narrative. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1990.

Aiken, Susan Hardy, Ann Brigham, Sallie Marston, and Penny M. Waterstone, eds. Making Worlds: Gender, Metaphor, Materiality. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1998.

Babcock, Barbara A., ed. Pueblo Mothers and Children:  Essays by Elsie Clews Parsons 1915-1924. Santa Fe: Ancient City Press, 1992.

Braslow, Judith, and Marilyn Heins. “Women in Medical Education: A decade of change.” New England Journal of Medicine, vol 304,  1981, pp. 1129-1135.

Dinnerstein, Myra. Women between Two Worlds:  Midlife Reflections on Work and Family.  Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1992.

Dubois, Ellen Carol, Gail Paradise Kelly, Elizabeth Lapovsky Kennedy, Carolyn W. Korsmeyer, and Lillian S. Robinson. Feminist Scholarship: Kindling in the Groves of Academe. Champaign: University of Illinois Press, 1987.

England, Paula. Comparable Worth: Theories and Evidence. New York: Aldine de Gruyter, 1992.

Guy, Donna J.  Sex and Danger in Buenos Aires:  Prostitution, Family and Nation in Argentina.  Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1991.

Lensink, Judy Nolte. "A Secret to be Burried": The Diary and Life of Emily Hawley Gillespie, 1858-1888. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 1989.

Lensink, Judy, ed. Old Southwest, New Southwest: Essays on a region and its literature. Tucson: Tucson Public Library, 1987.

Monk, Janice. “Feminist Transformations: How can it be accomplished?” Journal of Geography in Higher Education, vol. 9, 1985, pp. 101-105.

Monk, Janice.  “Integrating Women into the Geography Curriculum.” Journal of Geography, vol. 82, 1983, pp. 271-273.

Philips, Susan. “The Power of Gender Ideologies in Discourse.” The Handbook of Language and Gender, edited by Janet Holmes and Miriam Meyerhoff, Oxford, Basil Blackwell, 2003, pp. 252-276.

Rivero, Eliana, and Latina Feminist Group, ed. Telling to Live: Latina Feminist Testimonios. Durham: Duke University Press, 2002.

Smith, Sidonie. Moving Lives: Women’s Twentieth Century Travel Narratives. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2001.

Smith, Sidonie. Subjectivity, Identity, and the Body:  Women's Autobiographical Practices in the Twentieth Century.  Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1993.

Smith, Sidonie.  A Poetics of Women’s Autobiography: Marginality and fictions of Self-Representation.  Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1987.

White, Susan.  The Cinema of Max Ophuls: Magisterials Vision and the Figure of Woman.  New York: Columbia University Press, 1995.

Zwinger, Lynda.  Daughters, Fathers and the Novel: The Sentimental Romance of Heterosexuality. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1991.