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Series of statements about where women go during the day, including children's school, grocery store, buying clothes, and looking for employment, and how those places are under some type of political control. The final question is: "Who controls…

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Makes the argument that if women's place is in the home and they are held responsible for the conditions in which their families' live, they should have the right to vote in order to help control those conditions.

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Caroline Bartlett Crane, journalist, educator, and Unitarian minister, argues and provides examples of ways in which business interests are given legal and political preference over the interests of the home.

The verso also contains a list of…

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Portion of an article from the Saturday Evening Post written by Dr. Woods Hutchinson, an English physician. Hutchinson argues that women's experience as homemakers is the reason they should be politically active.

The National American Woman…

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Series of fliers urging voters to grant women the vote in Michigan in the upcoming election. The fliers compares the amount of time women spend out of the house working to the amount of time she would spend on politics and argues for suffrage as a…

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Excerpts from two addresses by the Right Reverend William Croswell Doane to the graduating classes of St. Agnes' School, a girls school connected to the Episcopal Chuch.

Rev. Doane was the first Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Albany from 1869…

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Essay by Theodore Ledyard Cuyler, published by the Protest Committee of the Brooklyn Women's Anti-Suffrage League.

Cuyler was a Presbyterian minister and writer who was a well-known supporter of the temperance movement and opponent of women's…

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Reprinted "from an Article in the American Woman's Journal for May, 1894."

The author argues against women's suffrage, writing that woman's power and influence is in the home and through her family, and claiming the ballot "would be a hindrance"…

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Made a connection between women's political progress and electrical progress and encouraged women to purchase small electrical appliances.

This may have been published in The Century magazine. On the reverse of the advertisement is an…

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Leaflet issued by the New York State Woman Suffrage Party, argues that woman suffrage will benefit the state because women voters will increase the native-born vote, the proportion of educated voters, the law-abiding vote, and the powers of good.