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ALMS-1882-01-1 Bigelow Garden Concert Program.jpg
The concert appears to be a rally for General Benjamin Butler, a Civil War general, lawyer, and politician, during his run for Governor of Massachusetts.

The programme list includes: "the woman's suffrage plank the best in the platform. Equal…

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Sixteen pages are left blank.

This pamphlet was created to lobby for the upcoming suffrage referendum in Pennsylvania. Held November 2, 1915, Pennsylvania voters defeated the suffrage amendment by a margin of 55,000 (out of 800,000 votes cast).…

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Flier issued in New Jersey prior to the October 1915 election where citizens voted on a suffrage referendum. At that point, no eastern state had yet adopted voting rights for women.

The flier features several short articles highlighting pro and…

ALMS-1915-01 front The Case Against Woman Sufrage.JPG
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…

ALMS-1917-01 front cover Do You Know.JPG
Blue and white pamphlet sealed with 1916 American Red Cross Christmas stamps, entitled "Do You Know?"

The pamphlet includes a list of facts detailing women's efforts to gain the right to vote throughout the country, and the reasons why women…

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Pink paper rose with green stem and a picture of the candidate, Horace E. Kennedy, in the center. The rose is attached to a yellow ribbon with black printed text: "I cast my first vote at a municipal election in the red rose city for Kennedy and the…

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Gold fabric-covered button with attached gold ribbon, both with black printed text.

The pin reads: "Under the 19th amendment I cast my first vote Nov. 2nd, 1920."

The ribbon reads: "Harding Coolidge the straight Republican ticket Lancaster,…

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White square cardboard fan with blue print attached to a wooden dowel.

The front contains the slogan "Baseball Fans Movie Fans Political Fans All Good Fans Everywhere Favor Votes for the Women of Massachusetts Election Day November 2"

The…

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White square cardboard fan with blue print attached to a wooden dowel.

The front features the slogan, "While watching the Horse Race Don't forget one half of the Human Race/ Votes for Women/ Election Day November 2."

The reverse side includes…