For Educators

The Library of Virginia’s current exhibition, We Demand: Women’s Suffrage in Virginia commemorates the centennial of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution guaranteeing women the right to vote. We will be adding more woman suffrage resources for teachers and students to this page, so please check back.


Document Bank includes classroom resources on woman suffrage. Browse the Women’s History theme or use the search term suffrage.


Photograph of Ora Brown Stokes with a short biography.

Download our fact sheets about the nine suffragists honored as Virginia Women in History for 2020.


Help us transcribe documents from the Equal Suffrage League of Virginia Records to make them keyword searchable.


Listen to excerpts from suffragists and anti-suffragists as they explain their opinions about votes for women.


Check out our suffrage coloring book based on items in our collection.


Women's Vote Centennial Initiative logo and photo of Votes for Women booth at 1916 Virginia state fair

Test your knowledge about the woman suffrage movement in Virginia with our quiz.


Book cover of The Campaign for Woman Suffrage in Virginia

The Campaign for Woman Suffrage in Virginia, written by Library of Virginia staff, is available in The Virginia Shop.