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Acosta, Teresa Paloma and Ruthe Winegarten. Las Tejanas: 300 Years of History. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2003.
Anders, Evan. Boss Rule in South Texas: The Progressive Era. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1982.
Bernstein, Patricia. The First Waco Horror: The Lynching of Jesse Washington and the Rise of the NAACP. College Station: Texas

A&M University Press, 2005.

Berry, Daina Ramey and Kali Nicole Gross, eds. A Black Women’s History of the United States. Boston: Beacon Press, 2020
Bixel, Patrica Bellis and Elizabeth Hayes Turner. Galveston and the 1900 Storm: Catastrophe and Catalyst. Austin, University of Texas

Press. 2000

Boswell, Angela. Women in Texas History. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2018.
Brannon-Wranosky, Jessica and Bruce A. Glasrud, eds. Impeached: The Removal of Texas Governor James E. Ferguson. College

Station: Texas A&M University of Texas Press, 2017.

Brannon-Wranosky, Jessica. Southern Promise and Necessity: Texas, Regional Identity, and the National Woman Suffrage Movement,

1868-1920. PhD dissertation. Denton: University of North Texas, 2010.

Cutrer, Emily Fourmy. The Art of the Woman: The Life and Work of Elisabet Ney. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2016. Downs, Fane and Nancy Baker Jones, eds. Women and Texas History: Selected Essays. Austin: Texas State Historical Association, 1993.
Flexnor, Eleanor. Century of Struggle: The Woman’s Rights Movement in the United States. Cambridge: Harvard University Press,

1959.

Glasrud, Bruce A. and Merline Pitre, eds. Black Women in Texas History. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2008.
Gonzalez, Gabriel., Redeeming La Raza: Transborder Modernity, Race, Respectability, and Rights. New York, New York: Oxford

University Press, 2018.

Gunter, Rachel Michelle. More than Black and White: Woman Suffrage and Voting Rights in Texas, 1918- 1923. PhD dissertation.

College Station: Texas A&M University, 2017.

Hall, Jacquelyn Dowd. Revolt Against Chivalry: Jessie Daniel Ames and the Women’s Campaign Against Lynching, revised edition. New

York, New York: Columbia University Press, 1993.

Harrigan, Stephen. Big Wonderful Thing: A History of Texas. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2019.
Humphrey, Janet G., ed. A Texas Suffragist: Diaries and Writings of Jane Y. McCallum. Austin: Ellen C. Temple Publishing. 1988,

Reprinted College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2015.

Jones, Jacqueline. Labor of Love, Labor of Sorrow: Black Women, Work, and the Family, From Slavery to the Present. New York: Basic 

Books/Perseus Books Group, 2010.

Liles, Deborah M. and Angela Boswell. Women in Civil War Texas: Diversity and Dissidence in the Trans- Mississippi. Denton:

University of North Texas Press, 2016.

McArthur, Judith N. Creating the New Woman: The Rise of Southern Women’s Progressive Culture in Texas, 1893-1918. Chicago:

University of Illinois Press, 1998.

McArthur, Judith N. “Minnie Fisher Cunningham’s Back Door Lobby in Texas: Political Maneuvering in a One-Party State.” In One

Woman, One Vote: Rediscovering the Woman Suffrage Movement edited by Marjorie Spruill Wheeler, 315-331. Troutdale, Oregon:

NewSage Press, 1995.

McArthur, Judith N. and Harold L. Smith. Minnie Fisher Cunningham: A Suffragist’s Life in Politics. New York, New York: Oxford

University Press, 2003.

McArthur, Judith N. and Harold L. Smith. Texas Through Women’s Eyes: The Twentieth Century Experience. Austin: University of

Texas Press, 2010.

McMillen, Margot and Mary Mosely. The Golden Lane: How Missouri Women Gained the Vote and Changed History. Charleston,

South Carolina: The History Press, 2011.

Orozco, Cynthia. Agent of Change: Adela Sloss-Vento. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2020.
Pitre, Merline. “The Rise and Fall of the White Primary in Texas”, in Black Victory, edited by Darline Clark Hines, 25-40. Columbia:

University of Missouri Press, 2003.

Pitre, Merline. In Struggle Against Jim Crow: Lulu B. White and the NAACP, 1900-1957. College Station: Texas A&M University Press,

1999.

Scott, Anne Firor. The Southern Lady: From Pedestal to Politics, 1830-1930. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1970.
Scott, Anne Firor. One Half the People: The Fight for Woman Suffrage. Urbana-Champagne: University of Illinois Press, 1975.
Sharpless, Rebecca. Fertile Ground, Narrow Choices: Women on Texas Cotton Farms, 1900-1940. Chapel Hill: University of North

Carolina Press, 1999.

Stuntz, Jean. Hers, His and Theirs: Community Property Law in Spain and Early Texas. Lubbock: Texas Tech University Press. 2005.
Taylor, A. Elizabeth. “The Woman Suffrage Movement in Texas,” Journal of Southern History, 27 (May 1951): 194-215.
Terborg-Penn, Rosalyn. African American Women in the Struggle for the Vote, 1850-1920. Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University

Press, 1995.

Turner, Elizabeth Hayes. Women, Culture, and Community: Religion and Reform in Galveston, 1880-1920. New York, New York:

Oxford University of Texas Press, 1997.

Turner, Elizabeth Hayes, Stephanie Cole, and Rebecca Sharpless, eds. Texas Women: Their Histories, Their Lives. Athens and London:

The University of Georgia Press, 2015. 

Ware, Susan. Why They Marched: Untold Stories of the Women Who Fought for the Vote. Cambridge: The Belknap Press of Harvard

University Press, 2019.

Weiss, Elaine. The Woman’s Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote. New York: Penguin Books, 2019.
Wheeler, Marjorie Spruill, ed. One Woman, One Vote: Rediscovering the Woman Suffrage Movement. Troutdale, Oregon: NewSage

Press, 1995.

Winegarten, Ruthe. Black Texas Women: 150 Years of Trial and Triumph. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1995.
Winegarten, Ruthe and Judith N. McArthur, eds. Citizens at Last: The Woman Suffrage Movement in Texas. Austin: Ellen C. Temple

Publishing, 1987, Reprinted College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2015.

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