Flier : Why Michigan lost the equal suffrage amendment in 1912. [1913]

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Flier : Why Michigan lost the equal suffrage amendment in 1912. [1913]

Description

Discusses the results of the 1912 election in Michigan, when the woman suffrage amendment was defeated, and the reasons for this result. According to the information provided, the amendment passed, but was nullified by "political manipulation" and there is a list some of the "irregularities" that were found. The verso provides a list of arguments made by "bad people" against woman suffrage, and includes "the gambler", "the grafter", "the employer of child labor", "the white slave trafficker", and more.

Woman suffrage was defeated again in the 1913 election. Michigan women were granted the right to vote in presidential elections in 1917 and in 1918, Michigan voters approved the state constitutional amendment granting suffrage to Michigan women.

Date

[1913]

Subject

Anti-suffrage
Campaign literature
Constitutional amendments
Elections--Corrupt practices
Michigan Equal Suffrage Association
Women--Suffrage--Michigan

Creator

Michigan Equal Suffrage Association

Publisher

Detroit, Mich. : Michigan Equal Suffrage Association

Format

1 p.

Language

English

Identifier

DOCU.1913.13

Original Format

Fliers (printed matter)

Physical Dimensions

15 x 23 cm.

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