Centennial Learning Center

Primary Sources

More Primary Sources

Selected primary documents from the National Archives. 

Selected images of the woman suffrage movement from the Library of Congress, including photographs, cartoons, campaign literature and more. 

Online exhibit with selected items from the Library of Congress’s NAWSA collection

Online photographs from the Library of Congress’s National Woman’s Party Collection

Online archival materials of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony. 

Online images and descriptions of artifacts at the National Museum of American History. 

The Suffragists Oral History Project recorded interviews with surviving suffragists in the early 1970s. The full text of interviews with Alice Paul, Mabel Vernon and others is online in a searchable format. 

This site uses census data and primary documents to illustrate the history of woman suffrage.

Online exhibit of primary sources related to woman suffrage; includes teaching guide on same site.

Small collection of unusual primary sources

Online documents and other primary sources from Wisconsin woman suffrage history

Online exhibit of primary documents by the Illinois Secretary of State’s office

Large collection of primary documents on “Women’s Rights and Suffrage Movements;” full access limited to subscribers.

An enormous collection of documents on “The Struggle for Woman Suffrage, 1830-1930,” including resources for teachers; full access limited to subscribers.