August 20, 2018

Today in History: Susan B. Anthony


Today in History–March 8–the Library of Congress features Susan B. Anthony, who addressed Congress on the right of women to vote on this day in 1884. It was the sixteenth time woman suffrage supporters appeared before Congress but it would take decades more until women finally earned the constitutional right to vote. Learn more by visiting the Today in History section, then clicking the links below.

Susan B. Anthony Supports Women’s Suffrage Amendment from America’s Library

Susan B. Anthony Papers correspondence, diaries, a daybook, scrapbooks, speeches, miscellaneous items

Susan B. Anthony primary source set

Susan B. Anthony image set

Topics in Chronicling America – Susan B. Anthony timeline & select newspaper articles

New York historical newspaper coverage of Susan B. Anthony

More Susan B. Anthony historical newspaper coverage

Susan B. Anthony texts

Contemporary U.S. legislation related to Susan B. Anthony

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