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Portion of an article written by journalist and writer, Ellis Meredith, entitled "The Struggle for Equal Rights" originally published in "Pictorial Review." Meredith enumerates the ways in which the lack of suffrage impacts women, including marriage…

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Portion of an article from the Saturday Evening Post written by Dr. Woods Hutchinson, an English physician. Hutchinson argues that women's experience as homemakers is the reason they should be politically active.

The National American Woman…

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O'Sullivan argues that wage-earning women need the right to vote to ensure equal pay for equal work and working men should also want women's suffrage to protect their interests against the threat of cheap labor by women and children.

The National…

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Reprint of an essay written by social reformer and political activist, Florence Kelley. Kelley argues that women need the right to vote in order to protect the interests of working women and children.

The National American Woman Suffrage…

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Series of questions "all settled by politics and votes." The questions concerned issues that were considered of direct interest to women, including food safety regulation, education, child labor, protective labor legislation, mother's pensions, etc.

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Facts about the various laws passed within the eleven states that had woman suffrage in 1915 to demonstrate the progress made when women are granted the right to vote. Laws passed in these states included equal guardianship of children; eight-hour…

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Created by the Teacher's Section of the New York State Woman Suffrage Party, this flier encourages teachers to work for woman suffrage by listing the reasons why they need the vote.

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Advertisement in Woman's Home Companion magazine by the Democratic Party, encouraging women to vote the Democratic ticket for President, John W. Davis and Charles W. Bryan.

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Originally written by Katharine Houghton Hepburn, member of the National American Woman Suffrage Association, this statement was reprinted in a leaflet published by the Michigan Equal Suffrage Association, to lobby for women's suffrage in an upcoming…