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Color illustration of the Woman Suffrage Headquarters building at 505 Fifth Avenue in New York City, New York.

On the verso, the card is addressed to Mr. A.L. Phelps in Warren, Ohio, and the postmark is November 23, [1909?]. The message…

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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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Makes the argument that if women's place is in the home and they are held responsible for the conditions in which their families' live, they should have the right to vote in order to help control those conditions.

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Reprint of an article from the Albany Evening Journal about the finances of the New York Woman Suffrage Association, including the salaries paid to organizers and legislative workers.

The article was reprinted by the Albany Anti-Suffrage…

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The program includes lists of officers and special committees, schedule of events, speakers, suffrage quotations and the lyrics to the "Battle Hymn of the Republic" by Julia Ward Howe.