Periodicals

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Periodicals

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Issues of newspapers and magazines from the early nineteenth and twentieth centuries include the Anti-Slavery Examiner, the National Anti-Slavery Standard, the Woman’s Journal, the Woman Citizen, the Woman’s Tribune, the Vote, the Suffragist, Harper’s Weekly, the Woman Patriot, Woodhull & Claflin’s Weekly, Everywoman, Life, and the Revolution.

The collection also includes an original clippings from 1908 to 1924, and newspapers from August 18, 1920, the day Tennessee became the 36th and final state to ratify the woman suffrage amendment.

Items in the Periodicals Collection

Stockton Daily Evening Record. Vol. 44, no. 145. March 29, 1917
Daily newspaper of Stockton, San Joaquin County, California under various alternative titles from 1904-1969.

West Coast Magazine. Vol. 12, No. 4. July, 1912
The West Coast Magazine, edited at this time by John S. McGroarty, ran a special "Woman's number" in honor of the woman's suffrage win in California.

In June of 1912, one month prior to this issue, Elizabeth Murray Coffin of Iowa was announced as…

Clipping : "Do you realize how many women are in uniform?" The Ladies' Home Journal. November 1918
Infographic depicting the various work done by women in wartime, with corresponding uniforms. Page follows other pages in the Journal discussing the style of women's uniforms.

P. 139 of Nov. 1918 may be more rarely digitized. It is not available,…

Special Anti-suffrage page. [Circa 1897]
Special newspaper issued by the Women's Anti-Suffrage Association of the Third Judicial District of the State of New York. It is a compilation of articles on the written about the anti-suffrage movement and the reasons for opposition to suffrage.…

Equal Rights. Vol. 1, No. 1. February 17, 1923
The first issue of Equal Rights, the official weekely magazine of the National Woman's Party from 1923 until it ceased publication in 1954.

The newspaper served as a resource to keep the membership informed on the status of the Equal Rights…

Equal Rights. Vol. 23, No. 1. January 15, 1937
Equal Rights was the official weekly magazine of the National Woman's Party from 1923 until it ceased publication in 1954. The newspaper served as a resource to keep the membership informed on the status of the Equal Rights Amendment and other bills…

Clipping : "Woman suffrage declared a failure." The Literary Digest. April 12, 1924
Clipping from the Literary Digest suggests that women in the United States are apathetic about public affairs. Carrie Chapman Catt, president of the International Woman Suffrage Alliance, and several woman suffrage supporters provide a…

Clipping : "What Women Will Do With Their Votes: they will see that all children have a fair chance to grow healthy bodies and quick minds." [Harper's Bazaar]. [June] 1918.
Article suggests that if women receive the right to vote, they will use it thoughtfully to help undernourished and impoverished children

Clipping : "Votes for Women" Campaign is on; joint debate begins." Wilkes-Barre Times-Leader. April 27, 1910
Front page of the newspaper contains a debate on woman's suffrage with the affirmative written by Alva Belmont, President of the Political Equality Association, and the negative written by Mrs. Gilbert E. Jones, Chairman of the National League for…

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