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

Books and Articles

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

After Winning: the Legacy of New Jersey Suffragists 1929-1940 by Felice D. Gordon (New Brunswick, NJ, Rutgers University Press, 1986)

Alice Paul: Claiming Power by J.D. Zahniser and Amelia R. Fry (New York: Oxford University Press, 2014)

Black Women’s Christian Activism: Seeking Social Justice in a Northern Suburb by Betty Livingston Adams (NYU Press, 2018)

  • Chapter 3: “‘The Home Away From Home’: Suffrage, War, and Civic Righteousness”
  • Chapter 5: “‘Putting Real American Ideals in American Life’: Church Women and Electoral Politics”

Casting their Vote: Woman Suffrage in New Jersey by Neale McGoldrick and Margaret Crocco (Middlesex County Cultural & Heritage Commission, 1997)

Education and Agitation: The Woman Suffrage Movement in New Jersey by Delight Dodyk (Dissertation submitted to the Graduate School of Rutgers University – New Brunswick, 1997)

Past and Promise: Lives of New Jersey Women (Women’s Project of New Jersey, Inc., 1997)

Reclaiming Lost Ground: The Struggle for Woman Suffrage in New Jersey by Neale McGoldrick and Margaret Crocco (1997)

“Rethinking Women’s Suffrage in New Jersey, 1776 – 1807” by Jan Ellen Lewis (Rutgers Law Review, Vol. 63:3, 2011)

National Resources


AAUW History

Black Sorority Project – The Exodus: Delta Sigma Theta & the Women’s Suffrage Movement

Online Biographical Dictionary of the US Woman Suffrage Movement

Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony Papers

Equal Rights Amendment

Library of Congress National Woman Suffrage Association Collection

National Archives and Records Administration Woman Suffrage Educator Resources

National Women’s History Alliance

National Women Vote Centennial Initiative

Timeline of the Women’s Suffrage Movement in the United States

Turning Point Suffragist Memorial

This list is a work in progress so please stay tuned for updates and more resources including the NJ Women Vote Public Programs Toolkit and Press Kit.