Votes for Delaware Women by Anne M. Boylan
Publication Date: 2021-06-28
It looks especially at why, despite decades of suffrage organizing and an epic struggle in Dover, in the spring of 1920, the legislature refused to make Delaware the final state to ratify the Nineteenth Amendment. Delaware was unusual as a border state that was segregated but did not disfranchise African Americans. The book traces how, starting in the 1890s, both white and African American women organized and advocated for "votes for women.