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POST-1915-09 Votes for Women Amendment Stamp.jpg
Yellow, black and blue poster stamp with a map of the United States indicating where women have the vote.

This was one of two versions created, one for the 1915 Pennsylvania referendum, and this generic one, intended for national distribution.

POST-1915-07 Suffrage Amemdment Stamp.jpg
Stamp created for the referenda held in Massachusetts, New York, and Pennsylvania on November 2, 1915. The stamp contains a picture of Cora Anderson Carpenter, a flag bearer from 1913, standing in front of the United States Capitol.

DOCU-1917-06 Notice of Submission.jpg
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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Flier published by the Empire State Campaign Committee in advance of the 1915 election in New York contains statistics and arguments about women's suffrage, including the number of women who want the right to vote, the number of women already able to…

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Flier published by the Empire State Campaign Committee in advance of the 1915 election in New York contains a cartoon by Art Young depicting a "Suffragist" standing at a chalkboard quizzing an "Anti-Suffragist." The question written on the blackboard…

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This sample pink ballot was sent out by the Political Equality League of Wisconsin, one or two days prior to the 1912 election to those who signed pledge cards in support of suffrage, about the color of the ballot and how to complete it.

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Author discusses the results of the non-binding referendum held in Massachusetts in which women were allow to vote on the issue of municipal suffrage and the referendum was rejected. The author asserts that women will not be granted the right to vote…

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Letter written "to the people of Massachusetts" by Francis C. Lowell, Chairman, and Charles R. Saunders, Secretary, of the Massachusetts Man Suffrage Association. The letter analyzed the results of the 1895 non-binding referendum concerning municipal…

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Conveys a sense of urgency to granting the woman suffrage amendment in New York.

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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.