The following books and articles about the woman suffrage movement in West Virginia, can be found at the Archives and History Library.


Catt, Carrie Chapman and Shuler, Nettie Rogers. Woman Suffrage and Politics, New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926.
324.3 C29

Effland, Anne Wallace. Exciting Battle and Dramatic Finish, West Virginia's Ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment, West Virginia History, Charleston, West Virginia, Division of Culture and History, 1989.
Arc 1. 4:1989

__________________.A Profile of Political Activists: Women of the West Virginia Suffrage Movement, West Virginia History, Charleston, West Virginia, Division of Culture and History, 1990.
Arc 1. 4:49

Flexnor, Eleanor. Century of Struggle The Woman's Rights Movement in the United States, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1959.
324. 309 F63

Jacobi, Mary Putnam. Common Sense Applied to Woman Suffrage, New York, G. P. Putnam and Sons, Knickerbocker Press, 1915.
324.3 P98

Kraditor, Aileen S. The Ideas of the Woman Suffrage Movement, 1890-1920, New York , Columbia University Press, 1965.
324.3 K85

Marshall, Susan E. Splintered Sisterhood, Gender and Class in the Campaign against Woman Suffrage, Madison, Wisconsin, The University of Wisconsin Press, 1997.
324.6 M369.

The National American Woman Suffrage Association. Victory How Women Won It, A Centennial Symposium, New York, H. W. Wilson Company, 1940.
324.3 N21

___________________________________________. The Woman Suffrage Year Book, 1917, Edited by Martha G. Stapler , Articles Upon Special Subjects Contributed by Mary Sumner Boyd, New York, National Woman Suffrage Publishing Company, Inc., 1917.
324.3 W872

Seawell, Molly Elliot. The Ladies Battle, New York, Macmillian Company, 1913.
324.3 Se1

West Virginia Legislature. Acts of the Legislature, Extraordinary Session, 1920, Charleston, West Virginia, Tribune Printing Company, 1920.
Z1 5/2: 1920

West Virginia Legislature, Journal and Bills of the Senate and House of Delegates, West Virginia for Extraordinary Session 1920, Charleston, West Virginia, Tribune Printing Company, 1920.

Wheeler, Marjorie Spruill. New Women of the New South, The Leaders of the Woman Suffrage Movement in the Southern States, New York, Oxford University Press, 1993.
324.623 W563

Young, Rose. The Record of the Leslie Woman Suffrage Commission, Inc., 1917-1929, New York, The Leslie Woman Suffrage Commission, Inc., J. J. Little and Ives Company, 1929.
324.3 Y75


"99 Year Old Misses Only One Election in 70 Years," Parkersburg News, 11-9-1994.
"Bloch Arrival is Uncertain; Fight on Today," Charleston Gazette, 3-8-1920.
"Bloch Coming by Airplane, Mail Aviator is Assigned to Pilot Him to Cincinnati," Charleston Gazette, 3-9-1920.
"Early State Suffragist, Elizabeth Harvey, Dies," Charleston Daily Mail, 5-17-1995.
"Endorse Edwards and Mrs. Brown," Follansbee Review, 7-21-1922.
"Equal Suffrage Very Doubtful for This Year," Charleston Gazette, 3-7-1920.
"First Women Voters Honored on 75th Anniversary," Bluefield Daily Telegraph, 2-21- 1995.
"Governor Fleming Opposes Suffrage, Is a Minority of One in a Canvas of Distinguished West Virginian's," Times-West Virginian, 1-24-1916.
"Izetta Jewell to Run for Senate Next Year," Wheeling Intelligencer, 2-23-1923.
"Izetta Jewell Brown, " from Women of West Virginia, WVU-Public History Program, 1987.
"Legal Status of Equal Suffrage is Outlined," Charleston Gazette, 31-1920.
"Legislature Adjourns Until Monday Awaiting Arrival of Senator Bloch; New Attempt Will Be Made Next Week to O. K. Suffrage," Charleston Gazette, 3-6-1920.
"Lower House Ratifies Suffrage, But Senate Remains Firm Against and Causes its Defeat, Vote in Assembly is 47 to 40 in Favor of Giving Women Vote," Charleston Gazette, 3-4-1920.
"Morgan-Grosscup Line Divides Opponents in Equal Suffrage Fight," Charleston Gazette, 3-3- 1920.
"Morgantown Woman Led State Suffrage Movement," Charleston Gazette-Mail, 9-26- 1999.
"Mrs. Brown Addresses Democrats," Follansbee Review, 8-18-1922.
"Mrs. Ellis Yost Warns Suffrage Workers Not to Relax in Their Campaign," Charleston Gazette, 3-1-1920.
"Mrs. Yost Says No Malice is Felt by Suffrage Advocates," Charleston Gazette, 3-11- 1920.
"Mrs. Brown to Speak Saturday," Follansbee Review, 7-28-1922.
"Mrs. Yosts Tells About Suffrage Fight in WV, Admits She Was Surprised at the Opposition," Fairmont West Virginian, 3-17-1920.
"Official Ballot of the Democratic Party Primary Election, August 1, 1922," Follansbee Review, 7-28-1922.
"Party Leaders Back Mrs. Brown for the Senate," Follansbee Review, 7-28-1922.
"Policy of Watchful Waiting is Adopted in the State Senate," Charleston Gazette, 3-9- 1920.
"Resume Given by Mrs. Yost," Charleston Gazette, 3-4-1920.
"Senator Bloch in Charleston, Pledges Himself to Suffrage on Arrival," Charleston Gazette, 3- 10-1920.
"Senator Bloch Reported on Way to Charleston, May Swing West Virginia into Suffrage Column, Ohio County Senator Heeds S. O. S. Call in California, Is Rumor," Charleston Gazette, 3-5- 1920.
"Senior Senator Here to Confer Over Suffrage, Charleston Gazette, 3-4-1920.
"Session Cost About $35,000 for Suffrage Ratification," Charleston Gazette, 3-12-1920.
"Sidelights of the Legislature," Charleston Gazette, 3-1-1920;3-2-1920; 3-5-1920.
"Stage Set For Final Battle on Suffrage in the Senate," Charleston Gazette, 3-10-1920.
"State Senate Ratifies the Suffrage Amendment, Senator Bloch's Vote Swings State into Suffrage Column after Montgomery is Ousted," Charleston Gazette, 3-11-1920.
"Suffrage Leaders Are Anticipating Victory in Senate Tomorrow," Charleston Gazette, 3-7- 1920.
"Suffrage Not Decided on by Lawmakers," Charleston Gazette, 2-29-1920.
"Suffrage Issue Scheduled for Vote in Assembly Today; President Requests Democratic Senators to Support It," Charleston Gazette, 3-3-1920.
"Suffrage Won Says Mrs. Catt," Charleston Gazette, 3-11-1920.
"Suffragist or How Henrietta Climbed the Ladder," Wheeling News-Register, 2-20-1977.
"The West Virginia Battle for Women Suffrage," Gazette Magazine Section, 9-1-1957.
"Vote for Mrs. Wm. G. Brown," Follansbee Review, 7-28-1922.
"Voting Is To Be Close on Ratification," Charleston Gazette, 2-28-1920.
"Warm Contest Looked for in Legislature Tomorrow if Senator Bloch Arrives," Charleston Gazette, 3-7-1920.
"West Virginia Senate Votes Down Suffrage, Proposed Federal Amendment Voted Against, 15 to 13," Charleston Gazette, 3-2-1920.
"Wheeling Senator Bloch Cast Deciding Suffrage Vote," Wheeling News Register, 8-20- 1995.
"Wilson Sends Telegram to Democratic Senators Urging Suffrage Support," Charleston Gazette, 3-3-1920.
"Woman Suffrage in West Virginia, 1900-1920 by Dr. Harriet. Jones, Glendale, West Virginia, 1944.
"Woman's Suffrage Fight in West Virginia," by Kyle McCormick, 8-6-1957.
"Women Voters Look Back 75 Years," Charleston Gazette, 2-13-1995.
"Women Gather at Capitol, Group Celebrates 75th Year of Vote," Martinsburg Journal, 2-14- 1995.
"Women Form Political Party of Their Own," The West Virginian, 7-25-1910?
"Women's Right to Vote Turns 75; Local Group Members Celebrate," Morgantown Dominion Post, 9-10-1995.
"Women's Suffrage, 75th Anniversary A Woman's Right to Vote," Wheeling New-Register, 8- 20-1995.

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