Tag Archives: women’s suffrage

  • Child with women's suffrage posters
    Michigan Today

    The Strategic Suffragist

    An ardent advocate for women's suffrage, Michigan alumna Lucia Voorhees Grimes fought tirelessly to get ballots in the hands of women. Grimes not only proved to be a powerful influence in this movement but also in fighting for gender equality after the 19th Amendment had been passed.

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  • Painting of Sarah Gertrude Banks
    Medicine at Michigan

    In Her Own Right

    Sarah Gertrude Banks, one of the earliest women to graduate from the U-M Medical School, cared for patients while championing women’s suffrage.

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