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.

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)