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Yearbook, or annual report, for the Equal Suffrage League of Baltimore includes a list of officers, directors, and committee chairmen, committee reports, plans for 1911, copy of the bill presented to the Maryland legislature, a list of organizations…

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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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Article about the Illinois General Assembly granting women partial suffrage. On June 11, 1913, Illinois granted women the right to vote for presidential electors, mayor, and for all local offices not specifically named in the Illinois Constitution.…

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This issue contains the article: "Suffrage Wins Colby is Told / Tennessee Governor Certifies the Adoption of the Amendment."

Short piece on the front page about the ratification by the Tennessee legislature of the federal suffrage amendment. The…

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This issue contains the article: "Suffrage is in Danger / House in Tennessee postpones action/ North Carolina Senators Decide to Set the Matter Over Until 1921 / Supporters are Blaming the 'Weak-Kneed' Members for this Result."

The article refers…

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This issue contains the article: "Vote Delayed On Suffrage / Tennessee house Adjourns Unexpectedly with Both Sides Claiming Victory / Validity Also Target."
In Tennessee, the lower House of the Tennessee legislature adjourned after three hours of…

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This issue contains the article: "Tennessee Vote Last Suffrage Chance for Year / Final action, Probable Today, Prevented Yesterday by Unexpected Adjournment / Winning Side Likely to Get at Least 50 votes / North Carolina Senate Postpones Settlement…

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This issue of the Dallas Morning News contains the article, "Suffragist Hopes Gone Glimmering / Only Miracle Seems Able to save Situation in Tennessee Legislature"

The author asserts that with North Carolina Senate postponing a vote on the…

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This issue includes the articles:
"Suffs Set back in Two States/ North Carolina Senate Votes to Defer Matter until Session of 1921/ Tennessee is Wavering/Adjournment of Lower House Prevents Final Action and Antis Claim Victory"

This article…