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Opinions and quotes opposed to woman suffrage by philosopher, Herbert Spencer, Bishop John Heyl Vincent, the co-founder of the Chautauqua Institution; and Quaker and statesman, John Bright.

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James T. Gardiner, surveyor and engineer, provides his observations regarding the negative impact of women's suffrage in Leavenworth, Kansas. Kansas women were granted the right to vote in school district elections in 1861 and municipal elections in…

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Postcard possibly created by the California Equal Suffrage Association. The yellow and black illustration on the recto is a woman holding a "Votes for Women" flag. The rest of the card was left blank.

On the recto, the message reads: "Dear Mitie,…

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Postcard possibly created by the California Equal Suffrage Association. The yellow and black illustration on the recto is a woman holding a "Votes for Women" flag. The rest of the card was left blank.

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This card has a color illustration of a woman playing the trumpet, with a "Votes for Women" flag hanging from it. The illustration is on a black background.

On the verso, the card is addressed to Mrs. James Rammel Harlem Montana, and postmarked…

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Small white card with blue print containing the statement urging support for the suffrage amendment.

The Empire State Campaign Committee was a coalition of organizations, including the Women's Suffrage Party, the Women's Suffrage Association, the…

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Anti-suffrage and anti-socialist pamphlet arguing that suffrage and socialism are intricately linked and the movement is a threat to the sanctity of marriage. The author argues, "We are indeed threatened by a red peril in a yellow cloak."

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Part of a series of postcards labeled "Valentine's Series." This satirical card contains a color illustration of a little girl, "Little Bo Peep," wearing a large hat. She is holding a shepherd's crook in one hand and a newspaper in the other. the…

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Postcard to the Massachusetts Anti-Suffrage Committee for sender to voice opposition the proposed amendment granting women the right to vote.

The measure failed to pass in 1915. On June 25, 1919, Massachusetts became the eighth state to ratify the…

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Color flier speaks directly to the men of Massachusetts and argues that Massachusetts women should have the same right to vote for President as the women in the twelve states that granted women suffrage. Small map along the top indicates the states…