Women’s History Month: Collection Documents Hard-Won Victory

(The following is a guest post by Elizabeth Gettins, Library of Congress digital library specialist.)
“Roll up your sleeves, set your mind to making history.”
—Carrie Chapman Catt
Carrie Chapman Catt
March is Women’s History Month, so what better collection to highlight than the National American Woman Suffrage Association Collection?
Formed in 1890, the National American Woman Suffrage Association, or NAWSA, melded together two separate women’s organizations that employed different tactics. The National Woman Suffrage Association (NWSA), led by Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony, chose to work mainly at the federal level. The American Woman Suffrage Association (AWSA), led by Lucy Stone, Henry …read more

Source: LC scs