NJ Women Vote offers resources to help guide research and program development related to the history of women’s suffrage in New Jersey and beyond. The content provided does not constitute an exhaustive list of resources on this topic. Please contact us at NJWomenVote100@gmail.com with suggestions or comments.

Public Programs Toolkit & Resource Guide

This toolkit offers resources and ideas for organizations and individuals planning programs to commemorate the centennial of the passage of the 19th Amendment and women’s suffrage in New Jersey.

NJWV Public Programs Toolkit

NJWV Toolkit Resource Guide

New Jersey Resources


Alice Paul Institute

League of Women Voters of New Jersey

New Jersey Digital Highway – Women’s Suffrage Lessons
New Jersey State Archives – Documents Related to the Nineteenth Amendment
New Jersey State Library Votes for Women! Libguide
New Jersey Women’s History
New Jersey Women’s Heritage Trail


Adams, Betty Livingston. Black Women’s Christian Activism: Seeking Social Justice in a Northern Suburb. New York: New York University Press, 2016.

Cassidy, Tina. Mr. President, How Long Must We Wait?: Alice Paul, Woodrow Wilson, and the Fight for the Right to Vote. New York: 37 INK, 2019.

Dodyk, Delight. “Education and Agitation: The Woman Suffrage Movement in New Jersey.” PhD dissertation. Rutgers University, 1997. (Manuscript)

Gordon, Felice D. After Winning: the Legacy of New Jersey Suffragists 1929–1940. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1986.

McGoldrick, Neale and Margaret Crocco. Reclaiming Lost Ground: The Struggle for Woman Suffrage in New Jersey. Self-published, 1994.

Past and Promise: Lives of New Jersey Women. Ed. The Women’s Project of New Jersey, Inc. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 1997.

Walton, Mary. A Women’s Crusade: Alice Paul and the Battle for the Ballot. New York: St. Mark’s Griffin, 2015.

Zahniser, J.D. and Amelia R. Fry. Alice Paul: Claiming Power. New York: Oxford University Press, 2019.


Did You Know: Women and African Americans Could Vote in NJ before the 15th and 19th Amendments?” National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior, July 3, 2018.

Gaskell, Tamara. “Woman Suffrage.” The Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia. New Brunswick: Rutgers University, 2017.

Graddy, Lisa Kathleen. “Alice Paul: Champion of Woman Suffrage.” O Say Can You See: Stories from the Museum. Behring Center, National Museum of American History, May 8, 2012.

Hageman, Robert A. “The Rev. Florence Randolph: Pastor of Wallace Chapel Helped Spearhead Women’s Suffrage.” The Summit Historical Society, April 11, 2001.

Klinghoffer, Judith Apter and Louis Elkis. “‘The Petticoat Electors’: Women’s Suffrage in New Jersey, 1776–1807.” Journal of the Early Republic 12, no. 2 (Summer 1992): 159–193.

Lewis, Jan Ellen. “Rethinking Women’s Suffrage in New Jersey, 1776–1807.” Rutgers Law Review 63, no. 3 (2011): pp. 1017–1035.