In Beyond the Ballot, the Missouri History Museum introduces us to some forgotten women of St. Louis whose pivotal work helped shape society and the suffragist movement.
Four faculty members share their thoughts on the complicated history of the women’s suffrage movement, the ratification of the 19th Amendment, and their hopes for what we might do today to honor the anniversary.
Enthusiastic about the roles and responsibilities of citizenship, young alumna Lindsay Gassman works to inspire our democracy’s youngest members and change historical trends in student voting.
Alumna Laura Adams McKie helped build a museum that teaches visitors about the suffrage movement and the prison where women were sent for picketing for the right to vote.
Disturbed by voter suppression, Gena Gunn McClendon helped found the Voter Access and Engagement initiative at the university. In the time of COVID-19, fighting to make sure every voice is heard on election day is more important than ever.
Women earned the right to vote, but what kind of impact did they have? Political scientists and Arts & Sciences alumni Christina Wolbrecht and J. Kevin Corder analyze 100 years of election history
With a desire to help improve her new community, cell biologist Kiani Gardner puts public service to the test.