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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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Reprints a statement by President Woodrow Wilson in support of woman suffrage in New Jersey as a states' rights issue and not a federal issue. The flier demonstrates the way the initiative will appear on the ballot along with information on New…

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James H. Fairchild was the third president of Oberlin College from 1866 until he retired in 1889. Fairchild was an abolitionist and argued for social reforms including temperance and coeducation of the sexes. He did not support woman's right to…

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Reprinted from the Los Angeles Graphic, author Clifford Howard discusses the economic necessity for woman suffrage, and the transformation in the social, political, and economic role of women in the home and community that make it necessary for her…

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Poem by Emma J. Hughes on the front of the card. On the verso, there is an illustration of a suffragist holding a "Votes for Women" flag looking at a man with his hands on his hips. The inscription reads: "Where are you going my Suffragette?" The…

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Rossiter Johnson was a prominent author and editor whose wife, Helen Kendrick Johnson, also a writer, was active in the anti-suffrage movement.

The author discusses reasons why women's suffrage would be a mistake, including the idea that African…

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The cover features a drawing by Charles Dana Gibson entitled "Congratulations." In it, Lady Liberty shakes hands with a woman holding a ballot, congratulating her on winning the right to vote.

Life Magazine, Inc. was founded by John Ames Mitchell…

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The pamphlet, addressed "to the men of Massachusetts" provides detailed arguments against woman suffrage. Sections include: "The vote not a natural right" "A privilege with a heavy obligation" "The net result of woman suffrage a loss to women and to…

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Questions and answers addressing marital rights,child custody rights, property rights, taxation, education, whether women would vote if granted the privilege, and why women want to vote.

The National American Woman Suffrage Association published a…

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Series of statements about where women go during the day, including children's school, grocery store, buying clothes, and looking for employment, and how those places are under some type of political control. The final question is: "Who controls…