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Ticket for admission to a speech given by Tennessee Claflin under the auspices of the Society for the Betterment of the Race, at Carnegie Hall in New York. Claflin was the only speaker at the event, where she spoke about women's…

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Promotes the upcoming issue of the newspaper, the New York American, featuring an article on Nora Blatch de Forest's work as a civil engineer. This was part of a regular series on women written by Jean H. Norris.

Nora Stanton Blatch Barney was the…

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Reprints the amendments that were on the ballot in New York for the election held on November 6, 1917 and urges voters to vote for woman suffrage.

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Public notice of the resolutions of the New York State Senate and Assembly to be voted on by the electorate on November 6, 1917, including the woman suffrage amendment. The referendum passed, granting New York women the right to vote.

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Created by the Teacher's Section of the New York State Woman Suffrage Party, this flier encourages teachers to work for woman suffrage by listing the reasons why they need the vote.

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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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Flier addresses working women and encourages them to unite for votes for women to ensure better working and living conditions. The title may be a reference to author Rheta Childe Dorr's, "What 8,000,000 Women Want."

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Contains twelve reasons why women should have the right to vote. This broadside was reprinted and distributed by many state organizations to lobby for state suffrage amendments.

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Lists reasons why women want the right to vote, including the fact that they pay taxes, want to improve children's lives, want to improve conditions for women workers, they are consumers and need full representation, and women are citizens.

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Flier argues that wives are partners to their husband's in the home and should also be able to vote as partners.

Issued in advance of the 1917 election when New York women were granted the right to vote.