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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.…

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Promotional flier for the "final suffrage mass meeting" before the upcoming election on November 6, 1917, most likely held in Albany, New York. Flora MacDonald Dennison served as President of the Candian Woman Suffrage Association and spent two years…

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Describes a conversation with John Ruskin, English art critic, philanthropist, and artist, in which Ruskin discusses his views on limiting suffrage only to men who own property and can read and write.

Reprinted by the Women's Anti-suffrage…

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Letter written by Caroline Corbin, founder of the Illinois Association Opposed to the Extension of Suffrage to Women to Senator Henry W. Blair in response to his report to the Select Committee on Woman Suffrage, delivered to the Senate on December 8,…

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Letter to the editor of The Sun, New York, written by an author identified only as "A.P.P." The author argues against granting New York women the right to vote because the majority of women in the state are anti-suffrage. He or she cites the…

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Author discusses the results of the non-binding referendum held in Massachusetts in which women were allow to vote on the issue of municipal suffrage and the referendum was rejected. The author asserts that women will not be granted the right to vote…

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Reprint of a statement given by Bishop George F. Seymour to a reporter from the Minneapolis Times about the way in which God made women and the negative implications of an idea such as "the new woman."

"The New Woman" was a term used toward the…

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Essay written by an unidentified author who suggests that "giving of the suffrage to women would bring about civil discord." She or he argues that women have all of the rights they need and granting women the right to vote would do more harm than…

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Essay written by an unidentified author who argues against women's suffrage and discusses the importance of gender roles,

The author makes reference to England and Prime Minister William Gladstone.