1790 Acts of the Fifteenth General Assembly of New Jersey. This document refers to voters as both “he” and “she,” 1790.
1797 Women at the Polls in New Jersey; a newspaper engraving from 1880 picturing women voting in 1797.
1797 An Act to regulate the election of members of the legislative council and general assembly, sheriffs and coroners, in this State. This act allowed voting by women, 1797.
1807 Acts of the Thirty-second General Assembly of the State of New Jersey, 1807. This act limits voting to free, white, male citizens.
1858 Lucy Stone’s Protest of Taxation Without Representation. Her letter to the tax assessor, signaling her refusal to pay property taxes, 1858.
1867 The Founding Convention of New Jersey Woman Suffrage Association. A newspaper account of the proceedings, 1867.
1867 “Women Suffrage in New Jersey.” An address delivered by Lucy Stone, at a hearing before the New Jersey Legislature, March 6, 1867.
1868 Portia Gage Tries to Vote in Vineland. A description by an early suffragist of her attempt to vote in a municipal election, 1868.
1868 Petition to the New Jersey Legislature from Lucy Stone and Antoinette Brown Blackwell. A letter on woman suffrage and property rights, 1868.
1868 Report of the Judiciary Committee of the New Jersey Assembly, April 9,1868. This report denies the Stone and Blackwell petition for woman suffrage and property rights.
1869 The Paterson Daily Press reports on the New Jersey Senate, March 24,1869. According to the report the New Jersey Senate mocks the suffrage petition sent by the New Jersey Woman Suffrage Association.
1887 New Jersey School Suffrage Act enfranchised rural and small town women in school matters, 1887.
c. 1910s Florence Peshine Eagleton, (1870-1953), the first woman to serve as a trustee of Rutgers University.
1912 Logo of the Women’s Political Union of New Jersey, 1912.
1915 “Don’t Forget the Band Concert,” photo of suffrage campaign band, 1915.
1915 “Passing the Suffrage Torch,” photo of suffrage campaign event, 1915.
1915 Statement concerning the opposition of liquor interests to woman suffrage in New Jersey, Women’s Political Union.
1915 Suffragist Mina C. Van Winkle, 1915.
1915 Suffragist petitioning a New Jersey canal worker, photograph, 1915.
1915 Suffragist poll watcher during the 1915 New Jersey referendum.
1915 Table, “1915 Suffrage Referendum, Vote by Counties.”
1915 “Well, Boys, we saved the home,” political cartoon.
1915 Women baseball players advertise woman suffrage, photograph.
1917 Suffragists working to raise money for Liberty Bonds, photograph, 1917.
c. 1917 Antoinette Brown Blackwell, suffragist, c. 1917.
c. 1917 Mary Philbrook (1872-1958) became the first New Jersey woman lawyer to gain admittance to the bar in 1895 as a result of an enabling act of the New Jersey legislature.
c. 1917 Alice Paul (1885-1979) of Moorestown, militant suffragist.
c. 1917 Alice Paul at National Woman’s Party headquarters, c. 1917.
1918 Julia Hurlbut of Morristown (1882 – 1962), suffragist and relief worker, photograph 1918.
1920 Pioneer Suffragist Casts G. O. P. Ballot. Newspaper coverage of Antoinette Brown Blackwell’s visit to the polls, 1920.
1920 State of New Jersey Senate Concurrent Resolution, No. 1 ratifying the 19th Amendment to the U. S. Constitution granting woman suffrage. 1920.
1918 NJ State Federation of Colored Women’s Clubs, War-time Address to the 3rd annual convention, 1918.
1920 New Jersey League of Women Voters, minutes of first meeting, 1920.
1928 Lillian Ford Feickert (1877-1945), president of the New Jersey Woman Suffrage Association, 1912-1920.
1970 “Women’s March for Equality,” August 26, 1970, a photograph of marchers at the Garden State Plaza, Paramus.