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Women's Suffrage in Minnesota: Secondary Sources: Books & Articles


Anti-suffrage postcard, c. 1920.

Gentle Warriors: Clara Ueland and the Minnesota Struggle for Woman Suffrage, by Barbara Stuhler. 
Saint Paul, Minn: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 1995 
MNHS call number: JK1911.M6 S78 1995, also available for purchase

Some of the Reasons Against Woman Suffrage, by Francis Parkman. 
United States, 187-?.
MNHS call number: JF853 .P2

The Privilege for Which We Struggled: Leaders of the Womans Suffrage Movement in Minnesota, edited by Heidi Bauer, with an introduction by Barbara Stuhler.
St. Paul, Minn.: Upper Midwest Women's History Center, 1999.
MNHS call number: JK 1911 .M6 P74 1999

Culture and Reform: The Women and Work of the Woman’s Club of Minneapolis, by Kathleen Kasprick.
MNHS call number: HQ 1906 M6 W854 1997

Female Empowerment: A History of the Minnesota Woman's Christian Temperance Union, 1900 to 1910, by Kathleen Edith Kerr.
Honors paper (Macalester College), 1992.
MNHS call number: HV 5235 .M6 K47 1992

Clara Hampson Ueland and Marian Lucy Le Sueur: A Comparative Biography, by Dolores D. Johnson.
Minnesota: s.n., 197-?.
MNHS call number: JK 1911 .M6 J65 1971z

The Ideology of Minnesota's Woman Suffrage Movement, 1910-1920, by Carol A. Subialka.
B.A. thesis (University of Minnesota), 1987.
MNHS call number: JK 1911 .M6 S92 1987


The Political Equality Club of Minneapolis : "She Will Marvel That it Should Have Been Possible," by Kristin M. Mapel Bloomberg.
In Minnesota History, 60/3 (fall 2006) p. 113-122.
MNHS call number: Digital Copy

"'A Beautiful, High-Minded Woman': Emily Gilman Noyes and Woman Suffrage," by Rhoda R. Gilman.
In Ramsey County History, vol. 32, no. 3 (fall 1997): pp. 18-20.
MNHS call number: Reading Room F 612 .R22 R3 v.32:3

"Organizing for the Vote: Leaders of Minnesota's Woman Suffrage Movement," by Barbara Stuhler.
In Minnesota History, vol. 54, no. 7 (fall 1995): pp. 290-303.
MNHS call numberDigital Copy

"Martha G. Ripley: Pioneer Doctor and Social Reformer," by Winton U. Solberg.
In Minnesota History, vol. 39, no. 10: pp. 1-17.
MNHS call number: Digital Copy

"Adding 'a Little Suffrage Spice to the Melting Pot:' Minnesota's Scandinavian Woman Suffrage Association," by Anna Marie Peterson.
In Minnesota History, vol. 62 no. 8 (Winter 2011-12): pp. 288-297.
MNHS call number: Reading Room F 601.5 M66 v.62

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