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  • Tags: Michigan Equal Suffrage Association

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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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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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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,…

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Two articles:

The first is a review of the campaign for women's suffrage in Michigan as the election approaches. The article includes a statement by the Michigan Equal Suffrage Association.

The second is an editorial by Charles R. Evans, in…

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Pamphlet addresses working men as a "big factor" in the upcoming election and appeals to their understanding of having to work hard to win the right to vote.

In 1917, Michigan women were granted the right to vote in presidential elections. In…

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Reprint of text originally written by Katharine Houghton Hepburn for the National American Woman Suffrage Association.

It was distributed by the Michigan Equal Suffrage Organization to lobby for the upcoming referendum on woman's suffrage. The…

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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…