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This transcript describes the history and impact of Pittsburgh's B-PEP, the Black Political Empowerment Project after just its first year. B-PEP was founded in 1986 and continues its work today into 2020.

This full page feature in the Pittsburgh Courier newspaper features photographs taken during the Presidential campaign rally for Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm at Pittsburgh's Carnegie Music Hall.

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This guide provides resources for research on key events and people in the Suffrage movement beginning in 1776 and leading up to the 19th Amendment.

This poster advertises a free campaign rally for Presidential candidate and Congresswoman from New York, Shirley Chisholm. The rally was held at Pittsburgh's Carnegie Music Hall in Oakland. In addition to advertising the event, the poster also…
A political cartoon celebrating the ratification of the 19th Amendment shows Uncle Sam holding a baby, representing women's suffrage, while a woman looks proudly on from a doorway labeled "Tennessee," the last state needed to ratify the amendment. A…
In this political cartoon we see Uncle Sam, dressed as a policeman, watching a suffragist who is armed with a brick labeled "anarchy," a bomb labeled militancy," and a torch labeled "arson," as she prepares to smash a window labeled "American Law &…

Just weeks ago a federal appeals court issued a ruling that likely will prevent some 800,000 Floridians from voting in the November election. The decision is the latest salvo in a decades-long battle over Florida's lifelong voting ban for anyone…

Poster showing which states gave women the vote and when. The poster held by Archives & Special Collections was used in the Liberty Bell campaign throughout the 67 counties of Pennsylvania.
Letter by Jennie Bradley Roessing discussing her role in the women's suffrage movement from 1912-1915.
Speech given by Roessing to the Pennsylvania Club Women which links the Suffrage movement to the anti-slavery movement one hundred years after the first Anti-Slavery Convention held in London, England.
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