About the Project

The Arkansas Women’s Suffrage Centennial Project commemorates the 100th anniversary of the right to vote for women in Arkansas by promoting events, encouraging research and education programs related to women’s suffrage, and helping to preserve the history of women’s suffrage within the state. The Arkansas Women’s Suffrage Centennial will be celebrated between 2017 and 2020.

The Partners

The Arkansas Women’s Suffrage Centennial Project is led by a steering committee comprising the Arkansas Secretary of State’s office, the Arkansas State Archives, the Arkansas Women’s History Institute, the Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, the UA Little Rock Center for Arkansas History and Culture, the Old State House Museum, and the MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History.

About CAHC

The virtual exhibit is hosted by the UA Little Rock Center for Arkansas History and Culture. The Center offers a collection of resources for research, including papers of Arkansas suffragists Frances Hanger, Bernie Babcock, Adolphine Fletcher Terry, and Florence Cotnam. In total, the collections comprise about 10,000 linear feet, 70,000+ images, and approximately 8,000 books.