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October 1920: Celebrating the Centennial of Women's Suffrage

Presented by the Hartford History Center
Additional Resources


The Suffrage News Bulletin, Vol. VI, No. 2 (February 1920). Hartford History Center collections.

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View the Hartford Courant's article detailing the vote tally in the city. Hartford Public Library cardholders may access the Courant's archives through our website (access for others is provided through your hometown library and the Connecticut State Library).


To learn about the Hartford History Center's other holdings on this topic, please view our guide to the suffrage material. Additional voter cards (including some men) may be viewed on the Connecticut Digital Archive, along with issues of the Connecticut Woman Suffrage Bulletin.   


We also welcome you to view the other subject guides available from Hartford Public Library and the History Center, including women's history and Hartford Changemakers. Other resources may be found through the HPL catalog


The Connecticut Digital Archive maintains a collection of suffrage material from multiple Connecticut organizations. 



There are several other Connecticut-focused resources available. The Connecticut Historical Society will have an in-person exhibit, and also offers this online exhibit



Holdings at the Connecticut State Library are listed here



Resources for the blind or print-challenged are available from CRIS Radio. 



The Plainville Historical Society has an online exhibit focused on their town



At the national level, you may view the information held by the National Archives, including their online exhibits





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