Arkansas Women's Suffrage Educational Resources


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Sites and Memorial

Arkansas is home to many historic sites related to the women’s suffrage movement. Museums and archives have historic objects and archival material related to women’s suffrage. The Arkansas Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commemoration Committee urges all Arkansans to visit and experience these sites as we remember the women’s suffrage movement.

• Arkansas State Capitol
• Old State House Museum
• Map of Related Landmarks


Reading Materials

Women's Suffrage Bibliography Women's Suffrage Bibliography (1759 KB)


Transcribed Letter to Susan B. Anthony Transcribed Letter to Susan B. Anthony (63 KB)


Arkansas Constitutional Convention of 1868 Arkansas Constitutional Convention of 1868 (1025 KB)


Declaration of Sentiments 1848 Declaration of Sentiments 1848 (161 KB)

 


EFFIEGENE LOCKE WINGO OF DEQUEEN (SEVIER COUNTY), U.S. CONGRESSWOMAN (1930–1933). COURTESY OF THE ARKANSAS STATE ARCHIVES, SARA BRANCH, A DIVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS HERITAGE.

Effiegene Locke Wingo of DeQueenRadio Spots "Suffrage in Sixty Seconds" in Partnership with KUAR

Letter to Susan B. Anthony
Rights of Woman Lecture
Arkansas's 19th Amendment Ratification
The Declaration of Sentiments
Arkansas's Constitutional Convention of 1868
The Fifteenth Amendment
Phoebe Couzins Lecture Announcement
Arkansas Gazette Reports Cousins Lecture
Woman's Chronicle Reports on Anthony Visit
Susan B. Anthony Speaks in Little Rock
Anthony and the Fourteenth Amendment
The Early Arkansas Equal Suffrage Association
The Arkansas Equal Suffrage Association Grows
Battle Hymn of the Suffragists


Lesson Plans Throughout the State

Arkansas State Archives
Arkansas Women's Suffrage

Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
• “Votes for Women”
•  “Arkansas, a Feminine Perspective"

Library of Congress
“Women's Suffrage: Their Rights and Nothing Less”

National Endowment for the Humanities
“Voting Rights for Women: Pro- and Anti-Suffrage”

UA Little Rock Center for Arkansas History and Culture  
• Arkansas Women’s Suffrage


RELATED LINKS

UA at Little Rock Center for Arkansas History and Culture
• Arkansas Women’s Suffrage Centennial Virtual Exhibit

Encyclopedia of Arkansas History & Culture
• Women's Suffrage Movement
Arkansas Woman Suffrage Association

Related Links
• The 2020 Women's Vote Centennial Initiative
• Women’s Suffrage, History Channel
Library of Congress Suffrage Collection
•  Women’s Rights National Historical Park 
•  Belmont-Paul Women’s Equality National Monument
•  National Woman’s Party at the Belmont-Paul Women’s Equality National Monument
•  National Susan B. Anthony Museum and House
•  Woman Suffrage and the 19th Amendment, National Archives
•  Women’s History, National Archives
•  Women’s Suffrage in the Progressive Era, Library of Congress
•  19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, Library of Congress