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POST-1905-10 Downhearted Suffragettes.jpg
Postcard with a cartoon illustration of a police officer struggling to carry a woman who is holding out a "Votes for Women" sign from Police Court.

On the verso, the card is addressed to Miss E. Harding "milwyn Villa" Blaengarw N. Bridgend, and…

POST-1909-57 Suffragette goes to glory.jpg
Postcard is part of a six-card series entitled "The Suffragette. This card shows an ugly buck-toothed suffragists sticking her head through the bars of the carriage taking her to jail. She is holding a "Votes for women" flag upside-down.

On the…

POST-1905-11 Suffragists attacking policeman.jpg
Postcard is labeled No. 641, and contains a colorful cartoon illustration of one woman restraining a police officer while another woman hits him with an umbrella.

On the verso, the card is addressed to Mr. Inward 64 Sayer Street Elephant & Castle…

POST-1910-50 To my Valentine Holloway.jpg
Postcard shows a police officer holding an angry suffragist who is carrying a "Votes for women" flag.

The poem refers to Holloway Prison in London, where many suffragists were imprisoned.

POST-1909-37 Down with man-made laws.jpg
Postcard is part of a six-card series entitled "The Suffragette. This card features a a young girl making an address from on top of a barrel next to a "Votes for Women" placard as a police officer walks behind her.

POST-1910-11 Think It Over Series Police Force.jpg
This card, Number 112, is part of a set of 30 postcards, each containing a message, or aphorism, about suffrage. The cards were created by commercial publishing company, The Cargill Company, and were "endorsed and approved by the National American…

POST-1909-05-2 Suffrage Series No 5.jpg
Part of a twelve-card series of full-color lithographic postcards opposing woman suffrage.

This card, labeled Suffragette Series No. 5, features a woman dressed as a police officer, holding a rolling pin, with a small dog at her side.
She is…

POST-1909-05-1 Suffrage Series No 5.jpg
Part of a twelve-card series of full-color lithographic postcards opposing woman suffrage.

This card, labeled Suffragette Series No. 5, features a woman dressed as a police officer, holding a rolling pin, with a small dog at her side.
She is…

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Reprinted from the Woman's Journal, pacifist and social reformer, Edwin D. Mead refutes the argument that government rests on force and women should not be permitted to vote based on their ability to be physically defend the nation as a soldier or…

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Illustration of an older woman, holding a "Votes for Women" placard in one hand and an axe in the other hand, speaking to a police officer.