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ALMS-1871-02  Womans Influence in Politics.jpg
Series: Woman's Suffrage Tracts, No. 1
Beecher argues that women have natural gifts in the same way as men do and should be permitted to publicly exercise those gifts in the same way. He advocates for woman's suffrage, saying the woman's influence…

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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…

ALMS-1873-02a Crowning Constitutional Argument.jpg
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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Series: 43rd Congress, 1st Session, Report No. 472

The Committee on the Judiciary recommended that the petition be discharged and the bill postponed indefinitely due to a lack of Congressional authority on the matter.

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Blue and white pamphlet sealed with 1916 American Red Cross Christmas stamps, entitled "Do You Know?"

The pamphlet includes a list of facts detailing women's efforts to gain the right to vote throughout the country, and the reasons why women…

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Suffrage gardens were a popular technique to gather support for woman's suffrage in 1917.

This pamphlet was originally created by Mayor Mitchel's Food Supply Committee of New York City. The Albany Branch of the New York State Woman Suffrage Party…

ALMS-1964-01 Envelope addressed to Miss Laura M Bragg from Anita Pollitzer.JPG
Laura Bragg was a librarian, museum director and cultural leader in Charleston, South Carolina where she befriended, Anita Pollitzer, a women's rights leader active in the National Woman's Party. The two women were friends until Pollitzer's death in…

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Consists of quotes in support of woman suffrage from well-known public figures, including Theodore Roosevelt, William H. Taft, George William Curtis, Lucretia Mott, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, Julia Ward Howe, and Abraham Lincoln.

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Gold silk ribbon with rolled hem along the top edge and fringe along the bottom edge and black printed text.

The twenty-sixth New York Woman Suffrage Association's annual convention was held in Ithaca, New York, from November 12-14, 1894. Earlier…
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