Browse Items (9 total)

  • Tags: Illinois

POST-1908-02 Pants.jpg
Illustration of a woman holding a pair of pants in front of her. The pants contain a satirical statement on the importance of pants to men and to women.

On the verso, the card is addressed to Mr. John P. Ward Glasgow Illinois, and postmarked…

DOCU.1000.63A.jpg
Reprint of an article from the Chicago Chronicle with endorsements of Mrs. W. Winslow (Elizabeth) Crannell's address delivered the day before to the Committee on Resolutions at the Democractic National Convention, held in Chicago.

The article was…

PERI-1913-12 Great Jubilee.jpg
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.…

DOCU.1913.09.jpg
Reprint of a letter to the editor of The Congregationalist newspaper. The author argues that the recent bill granting women the right to vote in Illinois opened the door to the liquor interests to organize women's groups to increase support in future…

DOCU.1910.12A.jpg
This calendar was modeled after a calendar created and distributed for 1910 by Mrs. Clarence MacKay and Alice Duer Miller of the Collegiate Equal Suffrage League. Both calendars included quotes in support of suffrage from well-known individuals.

PERI-1920-09a Illinois State Register.JPG
The main headline on the front page is "Suffrage Battle is Won! Tennessee Ratifies Today/ 25 Million Women Are Given Ballot" The paper features photographs of Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Lucretia Mott, and Susan B. Anthony.

The primary article…

BUTN.1910.09.jpg
Blue on yellow celluloid pinback button with the slogan "Votes for Women" surrounding a blue flag with ten stars.

White backpaper contains the name of the manufacturer.

This button was issued by Illinois suffragists, sometimes with nine stars.…