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POST-1912-10 Not much am.jpg
A colored photo postcard featuring two men standing on a street corner outside a shop talking, beside a mannish suffragette holding a "Votes for women" placard.

On the verso, the card is addressed to Miss Emma [?] 911 16th St. Detroit, Michigan,…

DOCU.1913.13A.jpg
Discusses the results of the 1912 election in Michigan, when the woman suffrage amendment was defeated, and the reasons for this result. According to the information provided, the amendment passed, but was nullified by "political manipulation" and…

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Response by the Ingham County Equal Suffrage Association to anti-suffrage papers being distributed by saloon keepers and breweries in advance of the April 7, 1913 election. The message was to vote against the woman suffrage question because it would…

DOCU.1912.15A.jpg
Series of fliers urging voters to grant women the vote in Michigan in the upcoming election. The fliers compares the amount of time women spend out of the house working to the amount of time she would spend on politics and argues for suffrage as a…

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Blank form created by the Michigan Equal Suffrage Association, to be signed by the acting president of the Bay City Equal Suffrage Assocaiton, to authorize individuals appointed by the organization as "challengers" to polling places during the…

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Urges readers to vote for the suffrage amendment in the upcoming election on April 7, 1913. Reprints an editorial from the Lansing State Journal about the composition of the Detroit anti-suffrage movement as primarily social leaders who were a part…

PERI-1916-03 Favors Suffrage.jpg
Brief opinion piece advocating for woman's suffrage in Michigan.

PERI-1916-04 Women who Lead.jpg
Photograph of the Board of the Michigan Equal Suffrage Association :

Mrs. Orton H. Clark, Kalamazoo, President
Dr. Blanche M. Haines, Three Rivers, First Vice President
Miss Harriet Comstock, Alpena, Third Vice President
Mrs. John C. Brander,…

PERI-1916-02 Ferris Favors.jpg
Article prints a statement made by Governor Woodbridge Ferris, of Michigan, in answer to the question: "What will woman do when she has the right to vote?"

PERI-1913-24-1 Pinchot Talks .jpg
News article about a meeting of the Bull Moose party held at the National Guard armory in Bay City, Michigan. Massachusetts suffragist and Progressive Party organizer, Alice Carpenter, addressed the issue of woman's suffrage during the meeting.