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Color flier speaks directly to the men of Massachusetts and argues that Massachusetts women should have the same right to vote for President as the women in the twelve states that granted women suffrage. Small map along the top indicates the states…

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The National Anti-Slavery Standard was the official weekly newspaper of the American Anti-Slavery Society, an abolitionist society founded in 1833 by William Lloyd Garrison and Arthur Tappan. Lydia and David Child, abolitionists and writers,…

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The Emancipator was one of several publications by the American Anti-Slavery Society. First published in May 1833 in New York City, the title of the publication changed several times, as did its editors and publishers. When Joshua Leavitt became the…

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The Suffragist was the official newspaper of the Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage, later the National Woman's Party, from 1913 until 1921.Created to generate financial and public support for the federal suffrage amendment, the newspaper…

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Brief statement written by Mrs. W. Winslow (Elizabeth) Crannell refuting the suffrage argument that women voters would work for "prohibitory liquor laws." She reviews Colorado election statistics that appear to demonstrate that very few votes were…

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Advertisement in Woman's Home Companion magazine by the Democratic Party, encouraging women to vote the Democratic ticket for President, John W. Davis and Charles W. Bryan.

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Flier published by the Empire State Campaign Committee in advance of the 1915 election in New York contains a cartoon by Art Young depicting a "Suffragist" standing at a chalkboard quizzing an "Anti-Suffragist." The question written on the blackboard…

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Provides information about the ten states where women are eligible to vote for President in the next presidential election, and asks New York men to grant New York women the right to vote in the upcoming election on in November 1915.

The Empire…

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Using excerpts from a pro-suffrage speech by Congressman Edward T. Taylor, of Colorado, where women were granted full suffrage in 1893, he answers common questions about the impact of woman suffrage in his state. These issues include whether or not…

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Flier published by the Empire State Campaign Committee in advance of the 1915 election in New York contains statistics and arguments about women's suffrage, including the number of women who want the right to vote, the number of women already able to…
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