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Yearbook, or annual report, for the Equal Suffrage League of Baltimore includes a list of officers, directors, and committee chairmen, committee reports, plans for 1911, copy of the bill presented to the Maryland legislature, a list of organizations…

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Language proposed by the Equal Suffrage League of Baltimore to give the right to vote to every Baltimore resident, male or female, over the age of 21, provided that they:
"possess any one of the following qualifications, to wit: (a) If such person…

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Letter to the editor of the New York times by author identified only as "A.P.P." The author accuses New York suffragists are misrepresenting the number of signatures gathered on petitions in favor of women's suffrage. He or she also argues that…

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Letter to the editor of the New York Times by author identified only as "A.P.P." The author argues against granting New York suffragists the oppotunity to present a bill allowing the "present voting population of the State to vote upon the question…

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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.…

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News account of the supporters and opposition present at the hearing in Albany, New York on the constitutional amendment that would strike the word "male" from the provision regarding the right to vote.

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Clipping from an issue of Life Magazine shows a large group of women carrying "Votes for Women" signs racing into a room as a group of male legislators retreat.

The title, "Tullia" is a reference to Tullia Minor, the last queen of Rome who helped…

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This issue contains the article: "Suffrage is in Danger / House in Tennessee postpones action/ North Carolina Senators Decide to Set the Matter Over Until 1921 / Supporters are Blaming the 'Weak-Kneed' Members for this Result."

The article refers…

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This issue contains the article: "Vote Delayed On Suffrage / Tennessee house Adjourns Unexpectedly with Both Sides Claiming Victory / Validity Also Target."
In Tennessee, the lower House of the Tennessee legislature adjourned after three hours of…

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This issue contains the article: "Tennessee Vote Last Suffrage Chance for Year / Final action, Probable Today, Prevented Yesterday by Unexpected Adjournment / Winning Side Likely to Get at Least 50 votes / North Carolina Senate Postpones Settlement…