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ALMS-1000-03 front Do You Know All the Reasons Booklet.JPG
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This pamphlet was created to lobby for the upcoming suffrage referendum in Pennsylvania. Held November 2, 1915, Pennsylvania voters defeated the suffrage amendment by a margin of 55,000 (out of 800,000 votes cast).…

ALMS-1910-01 Ten Little Suffergets.JPG
The Potsville, Pennsylvania branch of the Pomeroy's Department Store published this anti-suffrage booklet that tells the story of ten little girls holding up various suffrage banners and one by one they are diverted from their task, leaving none.…

Pink paper rose with green stem and a picture of the candidate, Horace E. Kennedy, in the center. The rose is attached to a yellow ribbon with black printed text: "I cast my first vote at a municipal election in the red rose city for Kennedy and the…

Gold fabric-covered button with attached gold ribbon, both with black printed text.

The pin reads: "Under the 19th amendment I cast my first vote Nov. 2nd, 1920."

The ribbon reads: "Harding Coolidge the straight Republican ticket Lancaster,…

MEMR-1915-06 Votes for Women- Ink Blotter Card.jpg
Yellow ink blotter with black print features a picture of the Liberty Bell in the upper left corner and the words, "Woman Being Call Upon To Obey The Laws Should Have A Voice In Making Them."

This piece was created during the Pennsylvania Liberty…

Silver demitasse spoon created for the National American Woman Suffrage Association's convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in November 1912. This is the only known spoon produced for a NAWSA convention.

Engraved on the handle, from the top,…

Celluloid button with a picture of the Liberty Bell at the center and the words "Liberty Justice 1776-1915." Hanging from the pin are a gold ribbon with the slogan "Votes for Women" printed in black and a small American flag.

This piece was…

Blue on gold celluloid pinback demands votes for both men and women.

The slogan was created by Dr. Eleanor M. Hiestand-Moore of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The button was the winning entry in a contest to replace the slogan "Votes for Women,"…

White on blue on white pinback button with the Pennsylvania keystone in the center with the "Votes for Women" banner.

This piece was created during the campaign to pass a women's suffrage referendum in Pennsylvania in 1915.

White backpaper…
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