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Women's Suffrage

Louisiana: A History



Genre: Documentary

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2003-09-16

Duration: 00:00:38

Subjects: Women -- Suffrage | VOTING RIGHTS


  • Laudun, Tika Producer
  • Whitfield, Lynn Narrator


This excerpt from the series “Louisiana: A History” features a look back at women gaining the right to vote in 1920, due, in part, to the efforts of New Orleans suffragists Elizabeth Lyle Saxon, Caroline Merrick, Kate Gordon, and Jean Gordon. Narrator: Lynn Whitfield