Free Webinar (Oct. 26): Researching Women and Gender at the Library: Introducing the Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection

Register here for a presentation related to researching women’s history and gender studies using Library of Congress collections and resources. Bold cartoons by Nina E. Allender, for covers of The Suffragist, the weekly newspaper of the Congressional Union (later the National Woman’s Party), portrayed attractive, active young women advocating for women’s right to vote, thus helping to overturn longstanding negative imagery of suffragists. Join (retired) Curator Martha H. Kennedy in viewing and exploring how selected works by Allender, the Party’s official cartoonist, illuminated and supported key efforts in the struggle to realize passage and ratification of the 19th Amendment.

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Image: Buy The Suffragist, Suffragist Week, Aug. 15, 1914. Drawing by Nina Allender. Time

Oct 26, 2022 02:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)