How many references to suffragists have you seen in the news lately? In April, the US Treasury announced that five suffragists will appear on the back of the new ten-dollar bill. Three months later, Hillary Clinton wore a white pantsuit — a reference to the suffragists’ white dresses — to become the first female presidential… Read more →
Posts by Author: Allison K. Lange
Allison Lange received her PhD in American history from Brandeis University. She is a historian of the long nineteenth century interested in culture, politics, and gender. Her work has been supported by institutions including the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Library of Congress, and American Antiquarian Society. Lange has presented her work at conferences such as the American Historical Association, Organization of American Historians, and Berkshire Conference of Women Historians. Her work has appeared in Imprint and The Atlantic. She also works with the National Women’s History Museum and the Norman B. Leventhal Map Center at the Boston Public Library. Lange is currently completing a manuscript on the visual culture of the woman’s rights and woman suffrage movements in the United States. Learn more at allisonklange.com.