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PERI-1869-02-2 Harpers Weekly 1869-0515 Sororsis Cartoon.jpg
This issue features a cartoon by Charles G. Bush, entitled "Sorosis, 1869" that pokes fun at Sorosis, one of the organizations that began the women's club movement in the United States.

Harper's Weekly was an American illustrated political…

PERI-1920-01a cover Life Magazine 1920-1028.jpg
The cover features a drawing by Charles Dana Gibson entitled "Congratulations." In it, Lady Liberty shakes hands with a woman holding a ballot, congratulating her on winning the right to vote.

Life Magazine, Inc. was founded by John Ames Mitchell…

PERI-1910-01 Life The First Sunday 1910-1208.jpg
The cover of this issue, the "Eve and Adam Number" features an illustration by James Montgomery Flagg, "The First Sunday." The title, "Life" is spelled out by the snakes in the tree.

In this issue:
"Life's Suffragette Contest" offers readers the…

PERI-1912-06 Harpers Weekly Militant 1912-0217.JPG
Cover illustration of Harper's Weekly magazine, entitled "The Militant Recruit." Features Theodore Roosevelt knocking on the door to "Woman's Suffrage Campaign Headquarters" to bring them flowers.

PERI-1885-02 Puck Post Offices.JPG
Full color cartoon published in Puck Magazine, a weekly humor magazine first published in 1871 until 1918. This page was removed from the original issue.

In one illustration, three women working behind the counter of the post office where a crowd…

PERI-1917-02 Life Untried Ways of Winning.JPG
Illustration by Ellison Hoover, appeared on page 707 of Life Magazine, entitled "Some (as yet) untried ways of winning the vote." Features five vignettes of women using militant tactics to persuade men, including violence, hitting a man in the face…

PERI-1880-01 Harpers Weekly Women at Polls 1880-1113.JPG
Hand colored engraving by Howard Pyle, appeared on page 724 of Harper's Weekly, entitled "Women at the Polls in New Jersey in the Good Old Times." The illustration shows women casting votes at a municipal election, referring back to the period from…

PERI-1915-03 Life Screechers May 1915.jpg
Illustration of a woman speaking to a man in a crowd of people. In the background is a woman standing on a platform with her arm raised, speaking about votes for women.

PERI-1914-01 Life In 1950.jpg
Page from an issue of Life Magazine with cartoon by artist, A.B. Walker containing humorous predictions about what life may be like in 1950. The drawing contains many vignettes of women in 1950, including: a woman president of the United States, the…

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Originally published in McClure's Magazine, Vol. 42, this was a series of humorous illustrations that tell the story of Suzanne, a suffragist, and her efforts to sway him by overexposing him to the anti-suffrage rhetoric of a neighbor, Mrs.…