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POST-1905-04 Votes for Sheep.jpg
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…

POST-1910-46 Now Wheres My Vote.jpg
Postcard is part of Series 591, and depicts a young girl, wearing a large bow, struggling to hold up a very large hammer.

On the verso, the card is addressed to Miss Elsie J. Termouth Elmtree Suffolk Street Helensburgh, and postmarked May 26,…

POST-1912-13 No Votes Thank You.jpg
This postcard, designed by Harold Bird, was produced by the National League for Opposing Woman Suffrage. The central figure, wearing a flowing dress and flowers in her hair, politely refuses the vote. Behind her is the suffragette, leaping towards…

POST-1910-51 Southwold Express.jpg
Part of a six-card series of Railway cards entitled, "The Sorrows of Southwold." This card features a suffragette hiding in the branches of a tree, lobbing a bomb at the engine.

In 1918, when universal suffrage was introduced, the suffragette and…

POST-1890-01 Sylvia Pankhurst.jpg
Photographic postcard of Sylvia Pankhurst, artist and suffragette. Pankhurst was the daughter of Emmeline Pankhurst and younger sister of Christabel. She was a founder of the Women's Social and Political Union.

POST-1912-12 A perfect woman.jpg
Postcard depicts an ugly buck-toothed suffragette waving a flag, "I want a vote," above her head in front of the sign, 'Give me a vote and see what I'll do!'

On the verso, the card is addressed to Mr. and Mrs. Owens 8 Tower Bridge Buildings Mill…

This pamphlet includes papers read by two women, Mary Stuart Kilgour and Miss E.M.A. Smith to members of the Association of University Women Teachers.

POST-1909-55 Lady Constance Lytton.jpg
Postcard with photographic portrait of Lady Constance Lytton, Women's Social and Political Union, with the organization's address.

Constance Lytton joined the WSPU in 1908. She served four prison sentences. Born into an aristocratic family, Lytton…

Solicitation letter from Deborah K. Livingston, Chairman of the Campaign Committee of the Maine Woman Suffrage Association to Edward Merrill, Maine State Senator and a member of the executive committee of the Men's Equal Suffrage League, to fund the…
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