Leaflet : Pennsylvania Catholic Clergy Opinions on Woman Suffrage. [1914]

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Title

Leaflet : Pennsylvania Catholic Clergy Opinions on Woman Suffrage. [1914]

Description

Leaflet containing quotes by prominent Catholic clergy to demonostrate Catholic support for woman's suffrage. The PWSA published this leaflet as a part of their lobbying campaign for an upcoming suffrage referendum in 1915. The referendum did not pass at that time.

On June 27, 1919, Pennsylvania became the eighth state to ratify the constitutional amendment granting women the right to vote.

Date

[1914]

Subject

Catholic
Christianity and politics--Catholic Church--History--20th century
Religion
Pennsylvania Woman Suffrage Association
Women--Suffrage--Pennsylvania

Creator

Pennsylvania Woman Suffrage Association

Publisher

[Harrisburg, Penn. : Pennsylvania Woman Suffrage Association]

Format

4 p.

Language

English

Identifier

DOCU.1914.05

Text

Women vote in Wyoming, Colorado, Idaho, Utah, Washington, California, Oregon, Arizona, Kansas and Alaska. Why not in Pennsylvania? The Pennsylvania Legislature has passed a resolution providing for a constitutional amendment to give women votes. When approved by the next legislature, this amendment will go to the voters in 1915.

Original Format

Leaflets (printed works)

Physical Dimensions

23 x 15 cm.

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