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POST-1913-23 IWSC Correspondence Stamp Budapest yellow.jpg
Yellow, purple, and white stamp with an illustration of two women holding hands over the Earth.

The stamp was one of two created for the International Woman Suffrage Congress, held in Budapest, June 15-20, 1913.

POST-1913-24 IWSC Correspondence Stamp Budapest blue.jpg
Blue, pink, and white stamp with an illustration of two women holding hands over the Earth.

The stamp was one of two created for the International Woman Suffrage Congress, held in Budapest, June 15-20, 1913.

PERI-1924-01-1 Literary Digest Suffrage Failure.jpg
Clipping from the Literary Digest suggests that women in the United States are apathetic about public affairs. Carrie Chapman Catt, president of the International Woman Suffrage Alliance, and several woman suffrage supporters provide a…

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Series: House of Representatives, 64th Congress, 2d Session, Report 1216, Parts 1 and 2.

The first, submitted by the Committee on the Judiciary on December 15, 1916, contains no recommendation on the woman suffrage amendment.

The second,…

DOCU.1917.27A.jpg
This leaflet quotes Wilson on five occasions endorsing suffrage for women, and encourages peopole to work for and vote for the New York Woman Suffrage Amendment on November 6, 1917.

DOCU-1895-01 May Wright Sewall Address.jpg
The National Council of Women of the United States was founded in 1888 as a part of the International Council of Women, a new organization intended to establish connections between women's rights organizations across the world. May Wright Sewall was…

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54th Congress, 1st Session; Document No. 157

Introduced by Rev. Anna Howard Shaw, the document details remarks by Elizabeth D. Bacon, Connecticut; Mary E. Marehand Milligan, Delaware; Ellen Powell Thompson, District of Columbia; Mrs. Frank L.…

ALMS-1874-02-1 House Report No. 787 on Harriet Tubman.JPG
Series: 43rd Congress, 1st Session, Report no. 787

Submitted by Mr. Gerry W. Hazelton from the Committee on War-Claims made to accompany Bill H.R. 3786. The bill would appropriate $2,000 to Harriet Tubman for services to the Union Army as a…

ALMS-1874-01-1 p1 Senate Report regarding SBA fine.jpg
Series: 43rd Congress, 1st Session, Report No. 472

The Committee on the Judiciary recommended that the petition be discharged and the bill postponed indefinitely due to a lack of Congressional authority on the matter.