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Recasting the Vote: How Women of Color Transformed the Suffrage Movement

Cathleen D. Cahill


We think we know the story of women’s suffrage in the United States: women met at Seneca Falls, marched in Washington, D.C., and demanded the vote until they won it with the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment. But the fight for women's voting rights extended far beyond these familiar scenes. From social clubs in New York’s Chinatown to conferences for Native American rights, and in African American newspapers and pamphlets demanding equality for Spanish-speaking New Mexicans, a diverse cadre of extraordinary women struggled to build a movement that would truly include all women, regardle ... More

Keywords: Women’s Suffrage, United States, Race, Multiracial, Marie Louise Bottineau Baldwin, Gertrude Simmons Bonnin (Zitkala-Ša), Laura Cornelius Kellogg, Carrie Williams Clifford, Mabel Ping-Hua Lee, Adelina “Nina” Luna Otero-Warren

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781469659329
Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: January 2022 DOI:10.5149/northcarolina/9781469659329.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Cathleen D. Cahill, author
Penn State University

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