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Invitation from Ralph Brewster to Edward Newton Merrill, State Senator from Maine and a member of the League's executive committee, to attend a meeting of the Men's Equal Suffrage League in the Maine House of Representatives to organize for the…

Handwritten note from Congresswoman Edith Nourse Rogers to E. Mildred Brennan that may have been altered for a scrapbook. On the back is a newspaper clipping of a photograph of Edith Nourse Rogers.

Edith Nourse Rogers ran for her husband's…

Public letter issued by the Massachusetts Association Opposed to the Further Extension of Suffrage to Women featuring Saunders' argument against House Bill, No. 119, to grant municipal suffrage to taxpaying women in Massachusetts. He sites reasons…

House of Representatives, 46th Congress, 2d Session Mis. Doc.
Caption title:

This report includes testimony given on January 24, 1880 by delegates to the Woman Suffrage Convention being held in Washington, D.C.

Series: House of Representatives, 64th Congress, 2d Session, Report 1216, Parts 1 and 2.

The first, submitted by the Committee on the Judiciary on December 15, 1916, contains no recommendation on the woman suffrage amendment.

The second,…

ALMS-1874-02-1 House Report No. 787 on Harriet Tubman.JPG
Series: 43rd Congress, 1st Session, Report no. 787

Submitted by Mr. Gerry W. Hazelton from the Committee on War-Claims made to accompany Bill H.R. 3786. The bill would appropriate $2,000 to Harriet Tubman for services to the Union Army as a…

PERI-1913-13 Works Denies Suffrage Attack.jpg
Two brief articles:

The first is an account of the House Committee on Rules session where Harriet Taylor Upton, president of the Ohio Woman Suffrage Association, appeared to refute anti-suffragist remarks.

The second mentions a heated…

Letter from Andrew Brodbeck, Congressman from Pennsylvania, to Mrs. A.A. Holden regarding the woman suffrage amendment and the National Woman's Party pickets of the White House.

In 1917, the National Woman's Party, founded by Alice Paul, targeted…
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