Sources and Links for Further Reading

School of Social Work library, 1945

Simmons School of Social Work Library, 1945. Three unidentified students (plus 2 hidden) posed studying in the School of Social Work Library at 51 Commonwealth Avenue. ID: APC001_05919. Part of the Simmons College Archives Photographs Collection.

Bibliography

Berenson, Barbara F. Massachusetts in the Woman Suffrage Movement. Charleston SC: The History Press, 2018.

Black Women Oral History Project. Interviews, 1976-1981. Dorothy Ferebee. OH-31. Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA. 

Derleth, Jessica. “‘Kneading Politics’: Cookery and the American Woman Suffrage Movement,” The Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era 17:3 (July 2018): pp. 450-474.

Deutsch, Sarah. Women and the City: Gender, Space, and Power in Boston, 1870-1940. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000.

Elias, Megan.  "‘Model Mamas’: The Domestic Partnership of Home Economics Pioneers Flora Rose and Martha Van Rensselaer.”  Journal of the History of Sexuality 15:1 (Jan. 2006), pp. 65-88.

Elias, Megan. Stir it Up: Home Economics in American Culture. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2008.

Gordon, Lynn D. Gender and Higher Education in the Progressive Era. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1990.

Horowitz, Helen Lefkowitz. Campus Life: Undergraduate Cultures from the End of the Eighteenth Century to the Present. New York: A.A. Knopf, 1987.

Horowitz, Helen Lefkowitz. Alma Mater: Design and Experience in the Women’s Colleges from Their Nineteenth-Century Beginnings to the 1930s. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1993.

Hutcheson, Philo. A People’s History of American Higher Education. New York: Routledge, 2019.

Kumin, Laura. All Stirred Up: Suffrage Cookbooks, Food, and the Battle for Women’s Right to Vote. Pegasus Books, 2020.

Marino, Kelly. "Votes for College Women: Women's Suffrage and Higher Education in Modern America." Ph.D. Dissertation, State University of New York at Binghamton, 2016.

Mark, Kenneth L. Delayed by Fire; being the Early History of Simmons College. Concord NH: Rumford Press, 1945.

Marzzacco, Patricia. “‘The Obligation of Opportunity’: Maud Wood Park, the College Equal Suffrage League and the Response of Women Students in Massachusetts Colleges, 1900-1920.” PhD diss., Harvard University, 2003.

Melnea Cass Papers. M-079. Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections, Boston MA. 

Pappas, Denise Donerty. John Simmons: The Measure of a Man. No Small Matters Press, 2014.

Snyder, Thomas D., ed. 120 Years of American Education: A Statistical Portrait. D.C.: U.S. Department of Education, 1993.

Solomon, Barbara M. In the Company of Educated Women: A History of Women in Higher Education in America. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1985.

Waskowicz, Cassidy D. “College-Aged Women and Activism in Boston, 1877-1920: The College Equal Suffrage League and The Women’s Educational and Industrial Union in Comparative Perspective.”  Honors Thesis in History, Wellesley College, 1998.

Websites

Boelter, Ann Mullens. “Monster Suffrage Parade: May 3, 1914, Laramie Student Marches in Boston.” https://www.wyoachs.com/laramies-living-history-people-page-3-1/2020/4/19/monster-suffrage-parade-may-3-1914-laramie-student-marches-in-boston

Cook, Anna J. “‘A Rash and Dreadful Act for a woman’: The 1915 Woman Suffrage Parade in Boston.” https://www.masshist.org/object-of-the-month/objects/a-rash-and-dreadful-act-for-a-woman-2010-07-01 

Dedicated to the Cause: Bryn Mawr Women and the Right to Vote. http://bascom.brynmawr.edu/library/exhibits/suffrage/welcome.html 

Goucher College Receives Suffrage Marker on National Votes for Women Trail. https://www.goucher.edu/news/suffrage_marker_dedication 

Stanford University and the Women’s Suffrage Movement. https://library.stanford.edu/blogs/special-collections-unbound/2020/08/stanford-university-and-womens-suffrage-movement 

The Suffrage Movement at Vassar. http://vcencyclopedia.vassar.edu/interviews-reflections/the-suffrage-movement.html

Vassar Fights for the Women’s Vote. https://stories.vassar.edu/2017/171107-vassar-suffragettes.html

"Women's Suffrage." In What Was Home Economics. https://rmc.library.cornell.edu/homeEc/cases/suffrage.html