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POST-1905-11 Suffragists attacking policeman.jpg
Postcard is labeled No. 641, and contains a colorful cartoon illustration of one woman restraining a police officer while another woman hits him with an umbrella.

On the verso, the card is addressed to Mr. Inward 64 Sayer Street Elephant & Castle…

POST-1910-50 To my Valentine Holloway.jpg
Postcard shows a police officer holding an angry suffragist who is carrying a "Votes for women" flag.

The poem refers to Holloway Prison in London, where many suffragists were imprisoned.

POST-1912-12 A perfect woman.jpg
Postcard depicts an ugly buck-toothed suffragette waving a flag, "I want a vote," above her head in front of the sign, 'Give me a vote and see what I'll do!'

On the verso, the card is addressed to Mr. and Mrs. Owens 8 Tower Bridge Buildings Mill…

POST-1913-27 Cake in the Oven.jpg
Anti-suffrage postcard depicts a masculine looking woman running out of a polling booth, knocking poll officials to the floor. The inscription on the front is: "Votes for Women While in the act of voting, Mrs Jones remembers that she has left a cake…

POST-1912-13 No Votes Thank You.jpg
This postcard, designed by Harold Bird, was produced by the National League for Opposing Woman Suffrage. The central figure, wearing a flowing dress and flowers in her hair, politely refuses the vote. Behind her is the suffragette, leaping towards…

POST-1910-34 I am Neutral Series Me Own Boss.jpg
Part of a series of postcards, labeled No. 2178, 10 designs, "Neutral" Comic.

Cartoon illustration of a man hiding in a closet while two women argue in the kitchen. One woman says "I'm me own boss, see!" and the other says "You must do as I say!"…

POST-1910-43 Opposed.jpg
Small card with the printed declaration: "I am opposed to woman's suffrage "with lines for a name and street. It is signed by Mrs. N.G. Abbott 51 Merrimack Street, Penacook.

Pro- and anti-suffrage cards were collected during meetings, rallies,…

POST-1908-05 Taking it out.jpg
Color illustration of a woman holding an umbrella, leaning over to her husband and knocking over a lamp to yell at him: "I tell you we will have votes you big massive brute." Her husband hides behind a newspaper entitled "The Woman At Home", and…

POST-1910-41 Suffrage Victory.jpg
Color illustration of a woman walking out of the door, leaving her husband to take care of their child. The sign on the wall reads: "God bless our home."

On the verso, the card is addressed to Mrs. Fred [Ziveifel?] Hollenberg, Kansas, and…

POST-1910-37 Suffragette Madonna.jpg
Color illustration of a man caring for a child.

On the verso, the card is addressed to Miss Alta Fosmaugh New Weston Ohio Route 1. The message reads: "From your sister Iva."