Postcard : Governor Hughes' Vetoes; the real Hughes and woman's rights. 1907

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Title

Postcard : Governor Hughes' Vetoes; the real Hughes and woman's rights. 1907

Description

In 1907, Charles Evans Hughes, Governor of New York, vetoed a bill to provide equal pay to men and women holding the same position. This card comments on Hughes' veto of the equal pay bill and a teacher's retirement pension bill for the public schools of Schenectady, New York. This card was most likely published as a part of the campaign against his reelection in 1908.

Date

1907

Subject

Campaign literature
Elections
Hughes, Charles Evans, 1862-1948
Pay equity -- Law and legislation -- New York (State)
Sex discrimination against women -- New York (State)
Women teachers -- New York (State)

Language

English

Identifier

DOCU.1907.04

Coverage

New York

Original Format

Postcards

Physical Dimensions

8.5 x 15 cm.

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