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Resources on Seneca Falls & Suffragettes

03 Jan 2017 4:52 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

For anyone who came to our annual luncheon in December, here are some more resources on suffragettes and the movement after Seneca Falls.

Resource Guide: From Seneca Falls to South St. Paul - A list of resources compiled by our speaker, Madeline Hansen. 

Suffragette City: A timely visit to Seneca Falls, N.Y., birthplace of the 19th amendment - Debra Bruno, Washington Post, October 20, 2016.

Relive women’s history in Seneca Falls’ national park and come away with new heroes - Catherine Watson, L.A. Times, October 31, 2016. 

Her Hat Was In the Ring! -  an ongoing project collecting information concerning women who campaigned for elected public office before the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution in August of 1920.

Iron Jaws Angels - A 2004 historical docudrama about a group of passionate and dynamic young women, led by Alice Paul (Hilary Swank) and her friend Lucy Burns (Frances O'Connor), who put their lives on the line to fight for American women's right to vote.

Suffragette - A 2015 British historical period drama film about women's suffrage in the United Kingdom.

Hidden Figures - A 2016 biographical film based on the nonfiction book of the same name by Margot Lee Shetterly. The film stars Taraji P. Henson as Katherine G. Johnson, the African American mathematician who participated in calculating flight trajectories for Project Mercury and the 1969 Apollo 11 flight to the Moon. 

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