Flier : Torchlight suffrage march and mass meeting. Worcester, Massachusetts. October 30, 1915

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Flier : Torchlight suffrage march and mass meeting. Worcester, Massachusetts. October 30, 1915

Description

Flier and pledge form to participate in the Torchlight Suffrage March and Mass Meeting held in Worcester, Massachusetts to rally supporters for the upcoming vote on woman suffrage in the November 2, 1915 election. Senator Borah, of Idaho, was scheduled to speak after the parade in support of the amendment.

Massachusetts voters rejected the referendum, along with New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania. On June 25, 1919, Massachusetts became the eighth state to ratify the 19th amendment granting women the right to vote.

The first National Women's Rights Convention was held in Worcester, Massachusetts on October 23, 1850.

Date

1915-10

Subject

Borah, William Edgar, 1865-1940
Parades & processions--Massachusetts--1910-1920
Women--Suffrage--Massachusetts

Format

1 p.

Language

English

Identifier

DOCU.1915.28

Original Format

Fliers (printed matter)

Physical Dimensions

13.5 x 20 cm.

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