One such cookbook was The Woman Suffrage Cook Book written by Mrs. Hattie A Burr around 1886. Several pages list recipe contributors, many of which were well-known names in the suffrage movement. The copy shown below is available from one of my favorite cookbook websites, Feeding America.
Who wouldn't want to cook a recipe from a well-known suffragette? How about an egg recipe from Alice Stone Blackwell, daughter of women's rights advocate Lucy Stone who went against tradition and didn't take her husband's surname (and that was in 1855).
There's also advertisements in this cookbook.
There's a great article about this cookbook on Emily Contois' website. There are other suffrage cookbooks online including:
- The Suffrage Cook Book. Compiled by L. O. Kleber
- Washington Women's Cook Book. Published by Washington Equal Suffrage Association
Was your ancestor a suffragette?