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Published after New Jersey lost the referendum to grant women the right to vote in the state, the New Jersey Woman Suffrage Association published this wrap-up for its membership and potential new members.

It contains a summary of the campaign…

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Reproductions of drawings by Paul Plaschke, James North, and Arthur Racey originally published in the Louisville Post, Tacoma Daily Ledger, and Montreal Star.

"When The Women Vote" by Paul Plaschke shows a woman approaching a small house on…

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…

Advertisement for the Liberty Bell Campaign by the Pennsylvania Woman Suffrage Association. This campaign was created to lobby for a state suffrage referendum in 1915. Suffragists commissioned a replica of the Liberty Bell, known as the "Justice…

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Brief article about efforts to gain women voters for Woodrow Wilson's presidential campaign in the six woman suffrage states: California, Wyoming, Washington, Utah, Colorado, and Idaho.

The newspaper is not identified. The year is written on the…

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News article with election results regarding women's suffrage in Kansas, Arizona, Oregon, and Wisconsin.

The measure was defeated in Wisconsin, and passed in Kansas, Arizona, and Oregon.

The newspaper is not identified. The year is written on…

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The author discusses the woman suffrage amendment to be included in that day's election asks the question: "If woman is granted the franchise, what will she do with it?"

Woman suffrage was defeated in Michigan in that election. Michigan women were…

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This article, most likely from The Bay City Times in Michigan, makes reference to early calls for suffrage in Detroit, Michigan. The author mentions famed orator, Anna Dickinson and a debate on the subject of "Equal Suffrage" by the Adelphi Society.
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