Western New York Suffragists: Winning the Vote

Anti-Suffrage Movement and Sentiments

The resources below may be useful for locating additional information on the anti-suffrage movement. The amount of material available on the Suffrage Movement makes it difficult to create a comprehensive list; thus this is meant to only be a starting point.  Many of these materials can be found in Rochester area libraries. Search Worldcat.org to find out where you can get these materials.

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Account of the ideologies of anti-suffragists, University of Rochester
The case against woman suffrage, published in 1915.
Benjamin, Anne Myra Goodman. A history of the anti-suffrage movement in the United States from 1895 to 1920: women against equality. Lewiston: Edwin Mellen Press, c1991.
Bushnell, Horace. Women's Suffrage: the Reform Against Nature. Washington: Zenger Pub. Co., 1978, c1869.
Camhi, Jane Jerome. Women Against Women: American Anti-Suffragism, 1880-1920. Brooklyn, N.Y.: Carlson Pub., 1994.
Parkman, Francis. Some of the Reasons Against Woman Suffrage. Published in the 1800s. (Pamphlet)

Updated March 27, 2011

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