Postcard : "Once-I-get my liberty, no-more-wedding-bells-for-me!"

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Title

Postcard : "Once-I-get my liberty, no-more-wedding-bells-for-me!"

Description

A woman leaves her home. Her husband, holding a bucket and scrub brush, is left to care for the home and the children. A "Votes for women" sign is hanging on the wall.

The quote on the postcard is from the song "I'm on my way to Reno", written by William Jerome and Jean Schwartz in 1910.

On the verso, the card is addressed to Mr. Lee Skinner in Cowanesque, Pennsylvania, and postmarked April 7, 1911. There is no message written on the card.

Date

1910

Subject

Anti-suffrage
Father and child
Gender role
Housekeeping
Husband and wife
Infants
Marriage
Social role
United States--Pennsylvania--Cowanesque

Creator

Hobson, C.

Original Format

Postcards

Physical Dimensions

9 x 14 cm.

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