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  • Tags: Enfranchisement

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Extracted from the artist, George Cruikshank's, "The Comic Almanack" for 1853, this pro-suffrage cartoon was originally the folded frontispiece of the publication. In it, a crowd of men and women surround the platform holding "The Ladies Candidate"…

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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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Mary Ware Dennett was a suffragist, artist, and advocate of birth control and sex education. She served as the field secretary for the Massachusetts Woman Suffrage Association and the corresponding secretary of the National American Woman Suffrage…

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Folded 17 times, printed messages encourage the reader to unfold the flier until they get to the final message:
"You can vote (if you are 21)
Let mother vote, too (she is more than 21)."