Archives: women’s suffrage

The education of Alice Paul

October 9, 2012 | By Jim Stovall | No Comments | Filed in: Alice Paul.

Why did Alice Paul earn so many college degrees? No one really knows the definitive answer to that question. Paul turned out to be quite good about concealing her motivations, usually arguing that whatever she was doing wasn’t about her and she wasn’t very important. Still, the question must be asked, and there are answers that are at least reasonable to assume.

Timeless words from the Suffrage Movement

October 8, 2012 | By Jim Stovall | No Comments | Filed in: news, Voting.

Postcards are few and far between these days, but the message on this postcard from the 1900’s speaks a sentiment that echoes throughout history and remains relevant today. Let us carry these words on to future generations!

Should women have the right to vote?

September 15, 2012 | By Jim Stovall | No Comments | Filed in: news.

One hundred years ago, reasonable people — both men and women — disagreed on these and other questions that today we would consider absurd and ludicrous. And therein lies a problem — a problem we constantly have with our history.