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Reprint of an article published in "Appleton's Popular Science Monthly" by the Women's Anti-suffrage Association of the Third Judicial District of the State of New York, in response to a recent essay entitled "The New Woman", written by Ouida.

Describes a conversation with John Ruskin, English art critic, philanthropist, and artist, in which Ruskin discusses his views on limiting suffrage only to men who own property and can read and write.

Reprinted by the Women's Anti-suffrage…

Reprint of an article from the Albany Evening Journal about women's suffrage in Colorado. The author quotes from an article in the Pittsburgh Chronicle questioning the ethics of women voters.

Most likely reprinted for distribution by the Women's…

Address delivered by Francis M. Scott to the Committtee on Suffrage at the New York Constitutional Convention, and reprinted for distribution by the Women's Anti-Suffrage Association of the Third Judicial District of the State of New York.


Address delivered by William O. Stillman at an anti-suffrage program hosted by the Anti-Suffrage Organization of Albany, at Union Hall in New York.

Stillman was a physician, lecturer, philathropist, and served as president of the American Humane…

Letter to the editor of The Sun, New York, written by an author identified only as "A.P.P." The author argues against granting New York women the right to vote because the majority of women in the state are anti-suffrage. He or she cites the…

Reprint of a statement given by Bishop George F. Seymour to a reporter from the Minneapolis Times about the way in which God made women and the negative implications of an idea such as "the new woman."

"The New Woman" was a term used toward the…

Letter to the editor of the New York times by author identified only as "E.S.C." The author argues that if granted the right to vote, women would not use it and it would only cause them physical discomfort. He or she also says that women's votes will…

Excerpts from two addresses by the Right Reverend William Croswell Doane to the graduating classes of St. Agnes' School, a girls school connected to the Episcopal Chuch.

Rev. Doane was the first Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Albany from 1869…

Essay written by an unidentified author who suggests that "giving of the suffrage to women would bring about civil discord." She or he argues that women have all of the rights they need and granting women the right to vote would do more harm than…
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