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This card, Number 109, 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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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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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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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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The author discusses the woman suffrage amendment to be included in that day's election asks the question: "If woman is granted the franchise, what will she do with it?"

Woman suffrage was defeated in Michigan in that election. Michigan women were…

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Reprint of text originally written by Katharine Houghton Hepburn for the National American Woman Suffrage Association.

It was distributed by the Michigan Equal Suffrage Organization to lobby for the upcoming referendum on woman's suffrage. The…

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The author reviews sections of the Constitution to make the argument that the individual articles and overall document should not be treated as gender specific. Men and women are equally interested in issues that impact them socially, economically,…