Portraits of Courage

The Story of Women's Suffrage in Arkansas

The ArkansasIDEAS team at Arkansas PBS, in collaboration with the Arkansas Division of Elementary and Secondary Education, presents a video series on the history of women’s suffrage in Arkansas. You can access the video series at the link below or, if you’re a teacher and you would like to earn professional development credit, you can take the course on ArkansasIDEAS.


With special thanks to our sources, partners, and experts:

  • Arkansas Division of Elementary and Secondary Education
  • Arkansas Women's Suffrage Centennial Commemoration Committee
  • Byrn Mawr College Special Collections
  • Dr. Cherisse Jones-Branch
  • Dr. Jeannie Whayne
  • Dr. Kelly Houston Jones
  • Dr. Sharon Silzell
  • Jo Blatti
  • University of Arkansas Little Rock Archives
AR PBS Ideas Arkansas Department of Education