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Reacting to the Past

This guide is intended to support classroom use of the Reacting to the Past game series and provide students with background information.


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Baker, Jean H. Votes For Women: The Struggle for Suffrage Revisited. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002.

Chapman, Mary, and Angela Mills. Treacherous Texts: U.S. Suffrage Literature, 1846–1946. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2011.

Finnegan, Margaret. Selling Suffrage: Consumer Culture & Votes for Women. New York: Columbia University Press, 1999.

Flexner, Eleanor, and Ellen Fitzpatrick. Century of Struggle: The Woman’s Rights Movement in the United States. Enlarged edition. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1996.

Florey, Kenneth. Women’s Suffrage Memorabilia: An Illustrated Historical Study. Jefferson, NC: McFarland and Co., 2013.

Friedl, Bettina, ed. On to Victory: Propaganda Plays of the Woman Suffrage Movement. Boston: Northeastern University Press, 1987.

Gluck, Sherna Berger. From Parlor to Prison: Five American Suffragists Talk About Their Lives. 2nd ed. New York: Monthly Review Press, 1985.

Iron-  Jawed Angels. Katia von Garnier, dir. HBO Home Video, 2004.

Kraditor, Aileen S. The Ideas of the Woman Suffrage Movement, 1890–1920. New York: Norton, 1965. Reprint, 1981.

One Woman, One Vote. American Experience. Educational Film Center, 1995.

Sheppard, Alice. Cartooning for Suffrage. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1994.

Songs of the Suffragettes. Elizabeth Knight. Smithsonian Folkways Records, 2004.

Stovall, James Glen. Seeing Suffrage: The Washington Suffrage Parade of 1913, Its Pictures, and Its Effect on the American Political Landscape. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2013.

Suffragettes in the Silent Cinema. Kay Sloan, dir. Women Make Movies, 2003.

Wheeler, Marjorie S., ed. One Woman, One Vote: Rediscovering the Suffrage Movement. New York: New Sage Press, 1995.

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