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For additional information on registering to vote in Connecticut, please visit the Secretary of the State's site. There you will find information about registering online (there's also a paper registration form), eligibility, and more. If you are not sure whether you are registered, there's a tool for that, too.
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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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