Suffragists You Need to Meet

Suffragists You Need to Meet

Woman standing with figure of suffragist

LWV Diablo Valley Vice President Shawn Gilbert has researched the diverse group of women who helped to get the vote for their sisters and descendants across the country. Here are some of her heroines that you should know about:

More about suffragists:

  • Did you know that women who went to jail to win the vote had special pins awarded to them? Alice Paul had two, one commemorating prison time in England and one from the US suffrage campaign. See these and other memorabilia of her life and achievements on the interesting Alice Paul Institute web site.