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Part of a series of postcards.

This card features a full color illustration of a young girl and boy standing above a girl doll in a baby bed and a boy doll thrown on the floor facedown. The girl is wearing a "Votes for Women" sash and holding a…

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Valentine's Day card featuring illustrations of animated vegetables, surrounding the anti-suffrage poem.

This card was addressed to Miss Sallie Gray in Warrenton, Ohio, and postmarked February 13, 1915.

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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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Originally published under the title "Boundaries of Home," in "The Congregationalist", Mary Alden Hopkins argues that the nation needs both a mother and a father to ensure all important issues are addressed, including food safety, sanitation, clean…

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Alice Stone Blackwell argues that the issues of whether women should have the right to vote and whether they should work outside of the home are separate and unrelated. She also makes the point that the most successful governments are controlled by…

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Reprinted from Smith's Magazine, housekeeper, Anne O'Hagan argues that housekeepers and homemakers need the right to vote because of their concern for tenement house laws, safe and pure food laws, building codes, and other issues related to safety in…

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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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Letter written by Caroline Corbin, founder of the Illinois Association Opposed to the Extension of Suffrage to Women to Senator Henry W. Blair in response to his report to the Select Committee on Woman Suffrage, delivered to the Senate on December 8,…

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Article written by author identified only as "F.R.S." The author discusses the idea that women are indifferent to voting because of the expanded employment opportunities open to them and the fact that homemakers do not desire the vote.