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Envelope that would have held ballots related to a revision to a banking law. The envelope was intended to be opened only by an election official.

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Letter sent by the state chairman to instruct all Democratic district, county and municipal chairman to select, nominate, and have appointed a Democratic woman for each election precinct clerk to receive, count, and canvass women's votes regardless…

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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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The Liberator (1831-1865) was an abolitionist newspaper founded by William Lloyd Garrison and Isaac Knapp. The newspaper called for the "Immediate and complete emancipation of all slaves." The Liberator also advocated for women's rights by printing…

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The National Anti-Slavery Standard was the official weekly newspaper of the American Anti-Slavery Society, an abolitionist society founded in 1833 by William Lloyd Garrison and Arthur Tappan. Lydia and David Child, abolitionists and writers,…

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The Emancipator was one of several publications by the American Anti-Slavery Society. First published in May 1833 in New York City, the title of the publication changed several times, as did its editors and publishers. When Joshua Leavitt became the…

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The Anti-Slavery Examiner was among several serials published by the American Anti-Slavery Society. It began publication in August 1836 and was published irregularly (at times as a pamphlet or tract) until 1845.

"Appeal to the Christian Women of…

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Mary Walker was a physician and social reformer from Oswego, New York. She believed in a suffrage strategy known as the "New Departure." Proponents of this strategy argued that voting was a natural right of citizenship, guaranteed in by the…

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Mary Walker was a physician and social reformer from Oswego, New York. She believed in a suffrage strategy known as the "New Departure." Proponents of this strategy argued that voting was a natural right of
citizenship, guaranteed in by the…