Citizens at Last: The Woman Suffrage Movement in Texas

Museum Exhibit or ProgramBased on the book Citizens at Last: The Woman Suffrage Movement in Texas, this exhibition uses archival photographs, newspaper clippings, cartoons, cards, and texts to display the struggle in Texas. Panel topics include:
  • National beginnings with Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  • Texas beginnings
  • Early Texas leaders
  • Revival of the movement
  • Efforts of Eleanor Brackenridge
  • Anti-Suffrage sentiments
  • Public crusaders, 1910–20
  • Primary suffrage in Texas
  • Efforts to amend the Texas Constitution
  • Texas ratifies the Nineteenth Amendment
Citizens at Last is an exhibition created by the Woman’s Collection of Texas Woman’s University Library and produced by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. 
Start Date/Time:2016-05-01 08:00:00
End Date/Time:2016-05-31 20:00:00
Source:Humanities Texas
Grade Level:Both
TEKS:4.17(A), 7.7(C)
Topics:Late Nineteenth-Century, Progressive Era, Texas in the 1920s

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