The Suffragist

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The Suffragist
Type Weekly newspaper
Publisher Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage
Founded November 15, 1913
Political alignment Women
Language English
Ceased publication 1920

The Suffragist was a weekly newspaper published by the Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage in 1913 to advance the cause of women's suffrage. It was started by Alice Paul with Rheta Childe Dorr as its first editor. In 1914 Alice Paul and Lucy Burns became its editors and later in 1917 Edith Houghton Hooker became its editor. The newspaper ceased publication after the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution allowing Women to vote was passed.[1][2][3]


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  2. ^ "Suffrage Journals". Retrieved 17 December 2013. 
  3. ^ "The suffragist : official weekly newspaper of the Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage". catalyst. Johns Hopkins Library. Retrieved 17 December 2013.