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Wisconsin Women's History

Resources on women's history in the state of Wisconsin. Famous women, museums, events in history, etc. If you've got a suggestion for additional listings, please send an email to womenshistory@aboutguide.com
  1. Olympia Brown

About Olympia Brown
Olympia Brown, first woman minister in the United States ordained with full denominational authority -- and campaigner for woman suffrage, especially in Wisconsin and Kansas.

About Carrie Chapman Catt
From your About Guide, a biography and more on Carrie Chapman Catt, born in Ripon, Wisconsin. Includes links to many more Net resources for further study.

Pioneer Life in 19th Century America
Pictures from a Martell County cemetery illustrate what life was like in the 19th century through the story of one family.

Feminist Collections
A quarterly focusing on women's resources, published at the University of Wisconsin. Many articles are reprinted online.

Grassroots Women's Organizations
This is actually a guide to a collection available through many libraries, but the guide itself has useful info on the Woman's City Club of New York and the woman's suffrage movement in Wisconsin.

How Wisconsin Women Won the Ballot
A mention of the role Olympia Brown played in Wisconsin's woman suffrage campaign.

Marquette University: Chapel of Joan of Arc
Probably the very chapel in which Joan prayed before leading the French Army, this chapel has been reconstructed on the university grounds in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

To the Teachers of Wisconsin
An essay, circa 1912, arguing that teachers, who educate male students to cast ballots, ought to themselves be allowed to vote.

Univ. of Wisconsin: Full Text Resources
Women's studies resources available at the University of Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Lawyer: Olympia Brown
This article emphasizes Brown's role in the woman suffrage movement, especially in Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Pioneer Women
Part of the U. of Wisconsin etext site: photos and documents on the women who helped settle the state.

Wisconsin: Grassroots Women's Organizations
This is actually a guide to a collection available through many libraries, but the guide itself has useful info on the Woman's City Club of New York and the woman's suffrage movement in Wisconsin.

Wisconsin: Winning the Ballot
Local suffrage campaign history, part of a larger site of etexts of Wisconsin history.

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