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O'Sullivan argues that wage-earning women need the right to vote to ensure equal pay for equal work and working men should also want women's suffrage to protect their interests against the threat of cheap labor by women and children.

The National…

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Reprint of an essay written by Raymond Vincent Phelan. Phelan argues that wage-earning women need to be a part of the labor unions and the right to vote to give them the power to protect their interests.

The National American Woman Suffrage…

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Reprint of an essay written by social reformer and political activist, Florence Kelley. Kelley argues that women need the right to vote in order to protect the interests of working women and children.

The National American Woman Suffrage…

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Originally written by Katharine Houghton Hepburn, member of the National American Woman Suffrage Association, this statement was reprinted in a leaflet published by the Michigan Equal Suffrage Association, to lobby for women's suffrage in an upcoming…

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This is a new edition of the publication, and includes the article, "The emancipation of woman; an address by Samuel E. Eastman, D.D."
The cover illustration is by artist, Emily Ford with the caption:
The Woman-worker : 'They have a cheek! I've…

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Martha Carey Thomas was the second president of Bryn Mawr College from 1894 until 1922. In this address, she argues for financial and social equality for women. Thomas discusses the increasing presence of women in the workplace and that without the…

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Addams discusses the growing Progressive Party, formed by Theodore Roosevelt and its potential to spark reform for industrial workers. She uses Roosevelt as someone who has the power and personality to "gather up the sense of social wrong and direct…