Women’s Suffrage and WWI

Readers of my anthology In Their Own Words: American Women in World War I have asked if female war workers were active in the women’s suffrage movement. Below is a list of those with such connections, which will be updated regularly. Please email to suggest candidates for the list.

American women in World War I with ties to the women’s suffrage movement

  • Marjorie Stoneman Douglas: wrote articles on suffragists; had brief service as a Yeoman (F) followed by Red Cross service in Paris (although this article links her to WWI canteen service with the YMCA rather than the Red Cross)
  1. Susie Smith (Mrs. Winfield Smith), Seattle
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Elizabeth Robins, n.d. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Div.

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Dr. Esther Pohl Lovejoy, n.d. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Div.