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Appleton's Journal features a cover illustration entitled "Will she vote?" (see page 614), of a woman holding a baby. The illustration accompanies a poem written by Edgar Fawcett with the same title.

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Article, written by Senator Thomas B. Catron, in opposition to a federal suffrage amendment.

Contents include:
Failure of women to vote when given the ballot
The women's vote for president
Taxation and woman suffrage
Prohibition and woman…

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Senator James Martine, of New Jersey presents an article from the District of Columbia Association Opposed to Woman Suffrage presenting with facts on the negative impact of women voters in states where women were granted the right to vote.

The…

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Terms for a contest sponsored by the Black Hawk Country Suffrage Campaign Committee for the "rural school puils of Black Hawk County who will write the best letters containing the greatest number of best reasons why women should be given the…

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Argues that men are primarily concerned with their interests and do not represent women's interests.

Massachusetts voters rejected the referendum in November 1915, along with New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania. On June 25, 1919, Massachusetts…

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In preparation for the 1924 elections, the New York League of Women Voters distributed this informational flier to educate and encourage women to register to vote in time for the November 4 elections.

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Published around the time of the November 1911 elections, the Massachusetts Woman Suffrage Association points out the types of laws related to "woman's sphere" that men are elected to make and enforce, including child labor, schools, milk supply, and…

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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.

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Flier argues that wives are partners to their husband's in the home and should also be able to vote as partners.

Issued in advance of the 1917 election when New York women were granted the right to vote.

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Gold fabric-covered button with attached gold ribbon, both with black printed text.

The pin reads: "Under the 19th amendment I cast my first vote Nov. 2nd, 1920."

The ribbon reads: "Harding Coolidge the straight Republican ticket Lancaster,…
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