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Advertisement for the Anti-Suffrage Campaign Manual, distributed by the Women's Anti-Suffrage Association of Massachusetts. Ethel Leatherbee was the Chief of the Massachusetts Anti-Suffrage Bureau of Information, which also endorsed the book.

Circular published by the New York State Association Opposed to Woman Suffrage of an essay written by Abram S. Hewitt, an iron manufacturer, philathropist, and former mayor of New York City, whose wife and daughter were officers in the…

Disputing the anti-suffrage argument that disastorous results would following granting votes to women, Reynolds compares Idaho, which granted suffrage in 1896, and Montana, which did not grant suffrage until 1914.

Minnie Reynolds was a civil…

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A response by Henry B. Blackwell to common reasons why women should not have the vote. This piece was also published as a leaflet by the Woman's Journal.

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This pamphlet addresses and refutes common arguments against women's suffrage, sometimes in a humorous way.

Thomas Wentworth Higginson was a colonel in the military, minister, writer, and social reformer who advocated for women’s suffrage,…
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