Learn More About Women Getting the Vote

Marge Easley of League of Women Voters brings us some wonderful articles and videos about woman suffrage.  Just click on the links below and enjoy. The Annenberg Foundation has an introductory video Women’s Right to Vote. The Oregon Historical Society has provided us...

Frederick Douglass: 1818 -1895

We hold all women to be justly entitled to all we claim for man.”Frederick Douglass Frederick Douglass (1818-1895) was born a slave, named Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey. He escaped slavery in 1838 and took on his new name. He had been able to teach himself to...

Silent Sentinel

To ask for freedom for women is not a crime. Suffrage prisoners should not be treated as criminals. Paul was a one of the main leaders and strategists of the campaign for the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. She helped form the National Women’s Party and...

Lucy Stone: 1818-1893

Too much has already been said and written about “women’s sphere”. Leave women, then, to find their sphere Lucy Stone Lucy Stone was a prominent U.S. orator, abolitionist, and suffragist, and a vocal advocate and organizer promoting rights for women....

Abigail Scott Duniway: 1834-1915

It is odd that men feel they must protect women since for the most part they must e protected from men. Abigail Scott Duniway One of Oregon’s primary leaders of  the suffrage movement, Scott Duniway founded a newspaper known as The New Northwest, a weekly newspaper...