Western New York Suffragists: Winning the Vote
How to Use This Site
This site contains information on the women’s suffrage movement in the
greater Rochester region on Western New York. The site is built around
biographies of 35 suffragists from the region and contains digitized images of
photographs, books, calendars, letters, and other memorabilia that relates to
This site contains the following sections:
- About the Suffrage Movement
Learn where and how the suffrage movement began.
- Biographies & Images
The biographies of 35 women and men from the Rochester region who
played an active role in the suffrage movement are included. Each
biography includes a bibliography of books, articles and web sites
that can be used to locate additional information.
The original images used on these pages belong to organizations
in the five-county region served by the Rochester Regional Library
Council. Please note that the images and the text on this web site are
Commercial use without permission from the owner is prohibited.
Within the biographies are links to other materials on this and
other web sites. The Rochester Regional Library Council, who
constructed this web site, is not responsible for content of web sites
other than its own.
- Timelines of Historic Events
The timelines place the local individuals into context with general
events in history, history of national and international suffrage
events, and other reform movements that coincided with women winning
the right to vote.
Within the timelines are links to other materials on this and other
web sites. The Rochester Regional Library Council, who constructed
this web site, is not responsible for content of web sites other than
- Related Web Sites & Other Resources
There are several lists of resources available:
- Contact Us
Comments from our visitors are welcome. However, questions concerning
a particular image should be sent directly to the institution that owns
the image. Contact information for the participating institutions can be
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