Virginia suffragists were a remarkable group of talented and dedicated women who have largely been forgotten. As part of the Library of Virginia’s commemoration of the centennial of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, biographies of notable suffragists and anti-suffragists have been added to the Library’s online Dictionary of Virginia Biography. Learn about some of them here.
Founders of the Equal Suffrage League of Virginia
Equal Suffrage League of Virginia Officers
Local Equal Suffrage League Leaders
Founders of the Virginia Branch, Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage/National Woman’s Party
Members of the Virginia Branch, Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage/National Woman’s Party
African American Suffrage Advocates
Voter Registration Leaders