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NJ Historical Commission
P.O. Box 305
Trenton, NJ 08625

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Women in Politics and at Work

Grades 5 through 8
Books, Articles and Teachers Guides

"Let Women Vote!"
Jersey Journeys (March 1998).
New Jersey Historical Society, 52 Park Place, Newark, NJ 07102.
Phone: (973)596-8500

Audio and Video

The Mighty Humble Blueberry
A documentary film produced by Nancy O'Mallon, Winner of the Garden State Film Festival Best Homegrown Short, 2007

Internet Sites
Grades 9 through 12
Books, Articles and Teachers Guides

"Reformers and Crusaders"
(Equal Rights for All, On the Picket Line, Women's Clubs, Education for Women, Charity and Social Work, Suffrage Campaign)
pp. 57-82. In New Jersey Women: A History of Their Status, Roles, and Images
Carmela Ascolese Karnoutsos. New Jersey History Series. Trenton: New Jersey Historical Commission, 1997

"Politics, Wages, and Equality"
(The Twenties, Social Feminism, the Depression, World War II, Equal Rights, Recovery and Feminism Renewed, Feminization of Poverty)
pp. 82-105. In New Jersey Women: A History of Their Status, Roles, and Images
Carmela Ascolese Karnoutsos. New Jersey History Series. Trenton: New Jersey Historical Commission, 1997

"Women Standing for Women: The Early Political Career of Mary T. Norton"
pp. 371-392. In A New Jersey Anthology
Edited and compiled by Maxine N. Lurie.
Gary Mitchell. Newark: New Jersey Historical Society, 1994

Past and Promise: Lives of New Jersey Women
by the Women's Project of New Jersey. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 1996
Alice Stokes Paul, pp. 177-180
Elizabeth Coleman White, pp. 29-211
Virginia Apgar, pp. 227-229
Marie Katzenbach, pp. 333-335
Mary Norton, pp. 368-370

Audio and Video

Alice Paul: Crusader for Equality
A television documentary produced by New Jersey Network, 1990

The Progressive Banner
Program 9 in the New Jersey Legacytelevision series.
Co-produced by NJN Public Television and the New Jersey Historical Commission, 2003

"America is a Man's World Too"
(Streaming Audio)
America, the Dream of My Life, three-half hour radio documentaries.
Co-produced by WBGO and the New Jersey Historical Commission.
Scroll down to "America, the Dream of My Life"

Online Lectures

Delight Dodyk, "Woman Suffrage and the Progressives: the New Jersey Connection"
www.nj-history.org
Select: "Enter"
Select: "Progressive Era"
Select: "Woman Suffrage"
Select: "Online Lecture-Delight Dodyk"

Barbara Petrick, "New Jersey Settlement Houses and Urban Reform"
www.nj-history.org
Select: "Enter"
Select: "Progressive Era"
Select: "Municipal Reform"
Select: "Online Lecture-Barbara Petrick"

Documents

"America is a Man's World, Too"
pp. 190-194. In America the Dream of My Life: Selections from the Federal Writers' Project's New Jersey Ethnic Survey
Edited by David Steven Cohen. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1990

Words That Make New Jersey History
Edited by Howard L. Green. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1995

Sexual Harassment in Vineland (1907), pp. 179-180
Vote For the Woman Suffrage Amendment (c. 1915), pp. 198-200
Regulating Female Employment (1923), p. 215
The National Woman's Party in New Jersey (1925), pp. 216-218
Radical Feminists Protest Miss America (1968), pp. 270-272

Report on Women's Work in New Jersey, 1887

New Jersey Woman Suffrage Amendment, 1915

Pioneer Suffragist Casts GOP Ballot, 1920

Minutes of the First Meeting of the League of Women Voters

What the Home Town Thinks of Alice Paul, 1919
"Well, Boys, We Saved the Home," 1915
"Suffragists in Ballet Parade"
Leaflets of the New Jersey Association Opposed to Woman Suffrage, 1915
www.nj-history.org
Select: "Enter"
Select: "Progressive Era"
Select: "Woman Suffrage"
Select: "Classroom Activity-Documents"

Internet Sites

Electronic New Jersey
http://www.scc.rutgers.edu/njh/
Select: "Women's Suffrage"

New Jersey History Partnership Project
www.nj-history.org
Select: "Enter"
Select: "Progressive Era"
Select: "Woman Suffrage"
Or Select: "Interactive Feature: Alice Paul's Attic"

New Jersey Women's History Webpage