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POST-1909-32 Health Officer.jpg
Part of a series of postcards, this card is labeled Suffragette Series No. 94.

The main illustration is a woman scantily dressed in a Red Cross nurse's uniform, holding up a wine glass, next to a very small childish looking man, who is saying…

PERI-1912-15 Leaders Besiege Congress.jpg
Article on the lobby efforts of the Women's Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) for the Kenyon-Shephard bill, which would prohibit the shipment of alcohol into "dry" states.

The newspaper is not identifed and the year is written on the clipping.

DOCU.1914.11.jpg
An illustrated pamphlet demonstrating the organized opposition of the liquor interests to woman suffrage. The liquor industry successfully employed lobbyists to fight against suffrage bills throughout the country.

ALMS-1873-06 Letter from Gerrit Smith to SBA.jpg
Gerrit Smith was a social reformer in support of abolition, temperance, women's rights, and ecumenism. He utilized the broadside format to espouse his views and influence public opinion, and authorized printing of more than 600 broadsides in his…