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Library Displays

A guide of virtual and physical displays in the law library.

Women's Suffrage: A 100 years since Women Won the Vote

The Euclid Avenue women’s suffrage headquarters, pictured in 1912, was the site of celebrations when East Cleveland voters approved city suffrage in 1916. Holding the flag is Judge Florence E. Allen; Lucia McBride is facing camera on far left. (Library of Congress)​​​​​​​

Celebrating the path of women's suffrage that was fought to win the 19th Amendment enabling women to vote.

Book Titles


Suffrage Club Flyer from the Flora Stone Mather College Equal suffrage League

A float from a 1912 parade in downtown Cleveland. (Plain Dealer Historical Photograph Collection)

Suffragist in the Family - Jennifer Smith's, (author of this research guide), ancestor, 6th cousin, 4x removed on mother’s side

Emily Howland 

(November 20, 1827 – June 29, 1929) 

A philanthropist and educator. Especially known for her activities and interest in the education of African-Americans, 

she was also a strong supporter of women's rights and the temperance movement. Howland personally financed 

the education of many black students and contributed to institutions such as the Tuskegee Institute.[1]


Short Video Women's History: Emily Howland's role in Suffrage, Temperance, and African American Rights

"Time Capsule at the Crossroads": The Howland Suffrage Poster Collection

Seymour Library hosts talk about suffragist Emily Howland

Howland Stone Store Museum


Maybe you have a suffragist in your family tree, too!