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Pro-suffrage postcard of a man, "Voter," and a woman standing in the rain at "the open market." The man is holding an umbrella labeled "Franchise." The woman has no umbrella and is carrying a large basket on her back.

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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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Lists reasons why working women, housekeepers, mothers, teachers, business women, tax-paying women, women of leisure, and all women need the right to vote.

This broadside was created by the National American Woman Suffrage Association.

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Article written by author identified only as "F.R.S." The author discusses the idea that women are indifferent to voting because of the expanded employment opportunities open to them and the fact that homemakers do not desire the vote.

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Facts about the various laws passed within the eleven states that had woman suffrage in 1915 to demonstrate the progress made when women are granted the right to vote. Laws passed in these states included equal guardianship of children; eight-hour…

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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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Flier addresses working women and encourages them to unite for votes for women to ensure better working and living conditions. The title may be a reference to author Rheta Childe Dorr's, "What 8,000,000 Women Want."

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Cartoon by artist, McDonald depicting unfair wages and conditions for working women.

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Flier lists reasons why working women, housekeepers, mothers, teachers, business women, tax-paying women, women of leisure, and all women need the right to vote.

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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…