Letter : Charles A. Greathouse, State Chairman, Democratic State Central Committee, to All District, County and Municipal Chairman. October 18, 1917

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Letter : Charles A. Greathouse, State Chairman, Democratic State Central Committee, to All District, County and Municipal Chairman. October 18, 1917

Description

Letter sent by the state chairman to instruct all Democratic district, county and municipal chairman to select, nominate, and have appointed a Democratic woman for each election precinct clerk to receive, count, and canvass women's votes regardless of whether or not the Indiana Supreme Court help up the new law granting women the right to vote.

After the Indiana State Legislature passed a partial suffrage bill in February 1917, the State Supreme Court ruled the law unconstitutional in October 1917.

Date

1917-10-18

Subject

Democratic Party (Ind.) State Central Committee
Election officials
Greathouse, Charles A.
Indiana--General assembly
Indiana. Supreme Court
Women--Suffrage--Indiana

Creator

Democratic Party (Ind.) State Central Committee

Format

2 p.

Language

English

Identifier

DOCU.1917.22

Original Format

Letters (correspondence)

Physical Dimensions

21.5 x 28 cm.

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