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Black Women's Suffrage in Rhode Island


This guide connects you to resources that will help you in your search for information related to Black women's suffrage in Rhode Island.

The links below include primary sources and secondary sources. Even if a tool isn't specifically about Rhode Island, it may be useful for providing regional or national context.

Keep in mind that as you explore primary sources, language has changed over time. You may discover outdated language in your results, and you may also find useful information if you use that outdated terminology as you refine your search. For example, if you search for Black, you might also find results for African-American, and you might want to use that term in your search. In the early 1900s, other terms used for people of color included "Colored" and "Negro," and as a result, some of the primary source materials do use these terms.

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