WXXI celebrates Women’s History and Heritage. We proudly feature moments in women’s history that had their roots and connections to Rochester. Watch On-Demand and also see the profiles on WXXI-TV.
Explore the contributions of national and local people that contributed to women’s rights and learn about their roots in Rochester.
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Teaching Women’s Suffrage is a PBS LearningMedia collection of video clips, lesson plans, and primary sources details key figures, events, and regional movements of the decades-long fight to win the right to vote for women in the United States. Students will encounter activists including Sojourner Truth, Carrie Chapman Catt, and Grace Abbott, and examine key regional efforts within the movement. Primary source documents offer evidence for a study of the chronology of campaign for women’s suffrage, from the movement’s beginnings through the ratification of the 19th Amendment. Go to the Collection >