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Chicago Womxn’s Suffrage

A companion guide to the Chicago Womxn's Suffrage Murals installed in the South Loop during Summer 2021.

The Vote

Image of a suffragist holding the flag of the United States outside the White House with the phrase "Women weren't given the vote. They took it" superimposed on the image. Image used on the PBS website to promote the documentary, The Vote.

(Image: The Vote Poster Image from

This American Experience documentary tells the story of the hard-fought campaign waged by American women for the right to vote, a transformative cultural and political movement that resulted in the largest expansion of voting rights in U.S. history. Watch both parts using the links below. 

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