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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…

PERI-1950-01-1 The New Look cover.jpg
Campaign literature that uses a popular slogan, "the new look" as a way to encourage women to vote. The pamphlet contains photographs and facts about the conditions for families before and after women had the right to vote, outlines the work still to…

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Article, written by Senator Thomas B. Catron, in opposition to a federal suffrage amendment.

Contents include:
Failure of women to vote when given the ballot
The women's vote for president
Taxation and woman suffrage
Prohibition and woman…

DOCU.1907.04.jpg
In 1907, Charles Evans Hughes, Governor of New York, vetoed a bill to provide equal pay to men and women holding the same position. This card comments on Hughes' veto of the equal pay bill and a teacher's retirement pension bill for the public…

PERI-1912-23-1 Bay City Women not allowed top.jpg
News article about efforts by members of the Bay County Equal Suffrage Association to force election inspectors to review state laws to confirm the rights of women in Michigan to be represented at every polling precinct throughout the county.

PERI-1913-07-9 Cartoons.jpg
Reproductions of drawings by Billy DeBeck and William Kemp Starrett, originally published in the Pittsburgh Gazette Times and the Knickerbocker Press.

The cartoons depict Rosalie Jones' suffrage hike from Manhattan to Albany, New York to bring…

PERI-1913-07-8 Cartoons.jpg
Reproductions of drawings by Clifford Berryman, Robert W. Satterfield, and J.H. Donahey, originally published in the Washington Star, Central Press Association, and the Cleveland Plain Dealer.

The cartoons depict the National American Woman…

PERI-1920-09a Illinois State Register.JPG
The main headline on the front page is "Suffrage Battle is Won! Tennessee Ratifies Today/ 25 Million Women Are Given Ballot" The paper features photographs of Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Lucretia Mott, and Susan B. Anthony.

The primary article…