This song book contains 28 songs (all set to common tunes) that express the women's rights perspective. Titles include "Dare You Do It?" and the "Great Army," both to the tune of the "Battle Hymn of the Republic"; "Freedom's Anthem" to the tune "Swanee River"; "Three Blind Men" to "Three Blind Mice"; "Woman" to the song "America" and many others. The lyrics of these songs illustrate the major issues in the women's rights movement. The songs were written by Henry W. Roby and published by Crane and Company in Topeka, Kansas.
Creator: Roby, Henry W.
These songs encapsulate the main arguments made by suffragists, making the suffrage platform easy for middle-school students to understand.
KS:7th:4.1:Women's Suffrage (2005)
Item Number: 204064
Call Number: K 324.3 Pam. v. 1 #2
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 204064
Collections - Library
Curriculum - 7th Grade Standards - Kansas History Standards - 1880s to 1920s (Benchmark 4) - Women's suffrage (Indicator 1) - Arguments for universal suffrage
Date - 1900s - 1909
Government and Politics - Reform and Protest - Suffrage - Women
Government and Politics - Reform and Protest - Women's rights
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Booklet
People - Women
Places - Cities and towns - Topeka
Places - Counties - Shawnee
Thematic Time Period - Age of Reform, 1880 - 1917 - Progressive Era, 1900 - 1916
Type of Material - Printed materials - Pamphlets