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This card, Number 113, is part of a set of 30 postcards, each containing a message, or aphorism, about suffrage. The cards were created by commercial publishing company, The Cargill Company, and were "endorsed and approved by the National American…

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This card, Number 102, is part of a set of 30 postcards, each containing a message, or aphorism, about suffrage. The cards were created by commercial publishing company, The Cargill Company, and were "endorsed and approved by the National American…

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Lists reasons why women want the right to vote, including the fact that they pay taxes, want to improve children's lives, want to improve conditions for women workers, they are consumers and need full representation, and women are citizens.

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Language proposed by the Equal Suffrage League of Baltimore to give the right to vote to every Baltimore resident, male or female, over the age of 21, provided that they:
"possess any one of the following qualifications, to wit: (a) If such person…

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Published by the Dulwich Conservative Association of England after the passage of the 1918 Representation of the People Act, which granted the vote to women over the age of 30 who met a property qualification. The Act also gave the vote to all men…

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Flier with information for women voters, granted the right to vote in New York in 1917, to encourage them to participate in open enrollment day to formally choose a political party affiliation. The flier discusses the meaning of citizenship and…

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This flier, published by the National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies asks and answers several questions, including:
Are women citizens?
Does law concern women?
Is direct representation desirable in the interest of the people?

The reverse…

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This pamphlet includes papers read by two women, Mary Stuart Kilgour and Miss E.M.A. Smith to members of the Association of University Women Teachers.

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Blue on white pinback button with the Rochester union bug along the bottom.

No manufacturer information on the back.

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Mary Walker was a physician and social reformer from Oswego, New York. She believed in a suffrage strategy known as the "New Departure." Proponents of this strategy argued that voting was a natural right of citizenship, guaranteed in by the…