How Long We Did Wait

The complex circumstances of the suffrage fight are difficult to disentangle and judge fairly; Ellen Carol DuBois, an academic trailblazer in women’s history, brings vast knowledge and insight to the task in “Suffrage: Women’s Long Battle for the Vote.”

Today in Feminist History: Suffragists Seek a Sulzer Sighting

December 30, 1912: Though they completed their 13-day suffrage hike from the Bronx day before yesterday, General Rosalie Jones and her troops are still encamped in Albany giving speeches and attending teas. They’re all waiting for their first “Sulzer sighting” so they can arrange to give Governor-elect William “Plain Bill” Sulzer a message they’ve carried […]