Primary Sources

See below for links to online primary sources that tell the Illinois Suffrage story.

Women’s Suffrage Float in Sane Fourth parade, Chicago, IL – July 4, 1910. Chicago History Museum, ICHi-20157; Charles R. Clark, photographer.

Chronology of the Women’s Rights Movement in Illinois by Catharine Waugh McCulloch. Covers the movement from 1855-1913.

Sidelights on Illinois Suffrage History by Grace Wilbur Trout.

Biography of Mary Livermore – an early and important figure in the Illinois movement.

Biography of Ruth Hanna McCormick – an important figure in the 20th century suffrage movement.

The six volumes of The History of Woman Suffrage includes a lot of information about Illinois.