Discovering New York Suffrage Stories

Paulina Wright Davis

Clip | 4m 3s  | Video has closed captioning.

This segment focuses on Paulina Wright Davis and her fight for the Married Women’s Property Act, which enabled women to have investment in politics. See how Davis started The Una, an all-women run newspaper. Around this time, the Civil War caused the movement to split, with some focused solely on women’s rights, which contributed to a history of racism that plagued the movement.

Aired: 02/01/21

Rating: NR

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Discovering New York Suffrage Stories is a local public television program presented by WNED PBS.

Major support for Discovering New York Suffrage Stories was provided by The National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor and by the Susan Howarth Foundation and KeyBank in …