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POST-1912-10 Not much am.jpg
A colored photo postcard featuring two men standing on a street corner outside a shop talking, beside a mannish suffragette holding a "Votes for women" placard.

On the verso, the card is addressed to Miss Emma [?] 911 16th St. Detroit, Michigan,…

POST-1909-59 Figure of Speech.jpg
This postcard is part of series entitled "Haremette." Color illustration of a masculine looking woman wearing harem pants, making an address. The table she is leaning on has the sign "The division in the womens movement." A man is seated behind her,…

POST-1907-10 Now Madam.jpg
Postcard is part of a series labeled Series No. 777A. It features a color illustration of a woman wearing masculine clothing and a "pork pie hat, arguing with a man in front of a crowd of shouting men. At her feet is a torn "Votes for Women" placard…

POST-1911-02-1 Russian Suffrage Postcard front.jpg
Russian postcard with a color illustration of a shabbily dressed woman walking with one hand in her pocket and the other holding a cigarette.

POST-1909-25 At last Wifey.jpg
Cartoon illustration of a short man standing in a barrel in shock as a woman walks by. She is wearing pants and a large hat, carrying a golf club, and smoking.

POST-1909-23 Those in Favour.jpg
At a meeting, a mannish looking suffragette in a "Votes for Women" sash, raises the arm of a man next to her.

On the verso, the card is addressed to Miss Millie Paddock Pawlet, Utah R.F.D., and postmarked July 12, [?]. The message reads: "Dear…

POST-1909-27 Votes for Skirts.jpg
Labeled Series No. 767, this card contains a color illustration of a mannish woman holding a "Votes for Skirts" placard with a smaller placard that states "Help."

POST-1909-26 Nobody Loves Me.jpg
Color illustration of a young girl wearing a dress, who is crying and pulling on a pair of pants.

On the verso, the card is addressed to Miss Marjorie Zoller Canton, New York, and postmarked January 3, 1912. The message reads: "Thanks for them…

POST-1911-01 Suffragettes Series No 9 Mail-Male.jpg
Part of a twenty-three card series, this card is labeled Suffragette Series No. 9. This charcoal gray illustration features a woman as a mail carrier.

On the verso, the card is addressed to Miss A. M. Brown "Lyndale" Lostock Hall Preston…

POST-1909-18 The Suffragette Series Studentess.jpg
This card, Number 4007, is part of a sixteen-card series, featuring attractive women attempting to act as men. In this illustration, a woman has her feet up on a table, leaning back in a chair and smoking a pipe. She is blowing smoke rings in the…