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M9 Box 49 The Negro vote in the south NWSA flyer rsz.jpg
NWSA flyer containing an essay by Mrs. Guilford Dudley of Nashville, TN. Mrs. Dudley addresses the fear among white Southern Congressmen that if all women are given the vote through a Federal Suffrage Amendment, the increase in black voting power…

VCU M 9 Box 48 This Little Book Contains Every Reason Why Women Should Not Vote cover rsz.jpg
Small booklet consisting of blank pages.

M9 Box 48 December Bulletin NAWSA Americanization Committee p1 rsz.jpg
Publication of the Americanization Committee of the NAWSA. Grace H. Bagley (Mrs. Frederick P. Bagley), Chairman."SPEAKING ENGLISH IS THE FIRST STEP IN AMERICAN CITIZENSHIP AND THEREFORE THE PUBLIC SCHOOL IS THE NATION-WIDE MEDIUM FOR THE MAKING OF…

M 9 B 48 NAWSA War Service_Americanization Campaign letter rsz.jpg
Letter fro Grace H. Bagley to district organizations of the NAWSA, announcing a forthcoming Americanization campaign as an act of war service. Header: War Service of the National American Woman Suffrage Association, Department of…

M 86 Box 1 League of Nations p1 rsz.jpg
An informative pamphlet created by Mrs. George Bass, Chairman of the Woman's Bureau Democratic National Committee for the woman voter. This pamphlet outlines twelve informative facts about the League of Nations. "There are 81,000 reasons why the…

M 9 Box 48 Home Defense cover rsz.jpg
This booklet by Carrie Chapman Catt likens suffrage to patriotism. According to Catt, the United States "is engaged in two wars, one with an enemy in Europe and one with an enemy at home. Many an American family is left behind without a voter to…

M 9 Box 48 School of education for citizenship p1 rsz.jpg
This pamphlet written by Carrier Chapman Catt, Director of the National American Woman Suffrage Association, is advertising for a school of education for citizenship in Chicago. As described by Catt, "the aim of the school is to train women, already…

M 9 Box 48 War Aims cover rsz.jpg
"War Aims: War Messages to The American People" was written by Carrie Chapman Catt and provides a critical analysis of the United States' failure to give women the right to vote while other countries have far surpassed America in this regard. "Give…

M 9 B 48_Bulletin No 8_Immigration Committee_Chamber of Commerce USA_3_1_1917 rsz.jpg
One in a serial publication of the Immigration Committeee of the Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America. This bulletin encourages local Chambers of Commerce and the industries of the country to render national service by celebrating July…

M 9 Box 48 ESL weekly program Richmond p1 rsz.jpg
This program announces the topics and speakers for the Equal Suffrage League of Richmond's weekly meetings between Thursday, January 8, 1914 and Thursday, April 2, 1914. Topics for these weekly meetings include "Woman Suffrage and Organized…

M 86 Box 1 Committee on Women in Industry034 rsz.jpg
A report from the Committee on Women in Industry of the Advisory Commission of the Council of National Defense.  These standards include recommendations on tenement house work, child labor, protection of mothers, wages, hours, seats, extra heavy and…

M 86 Box 1 Wages of Saleswomen p1 rsz.jpg
This pamphlet by the Consumers' League is an analysis of the 1907-1910 Bureau of Labor report on the condition of woman and child wage earners in the United States. Specifically, this pamphlet looks into the 391 girls who worked in New York City's…

M 86 Box 1 Industrial Evils p1 rsz.jpg
Title printed across interior pages, "A Resume of the Work of the Consumers' League of the City of New York from January 1, 1914 to October 1, 1914"A pamphlet detailing the work and investigatory and legislative impact of the Consumers' League of the…

M 9 Box 111 Letter to K W Barrett from C Coolidge 10_23_1924 rsz.jpg
Letter from President Coolidge to Kate Waller Barrett regarding the Florence Crittenton Mission which managed homes for unwed mothers and prostitutes.

M 9 Box 48 George Creel What Have Women Done with the vote p1 rsz.jpg
This article written by George Creel originally appeared in the March 1914 issue of Century Magazine and was reprinted in pamphlet form by the National American Woman Suffrage Association. Creel's article provides an analysis of the consequences of…

M9 Box 49 Six Reasons Why Farmers Wives Should Vote rsz.jpg
National Woman Suffrage Association handbill, written by Amelia MacDonald Cutler. "Because the votes of the farm women would double the rural vote. Farmers have less political influence than they had before the civil war. Farmers need to get back…

M 86 Box 1 Know Your Own Foreign Policy packet rsz.jpg
A packet and five covers of pamphlets "designed to make possible intelligent discussion for study groups, clubs, high school classes, etc." Each pamphlet focuses on a different topic: World Court, League of Nations, Disarmament and Reparations,…

M 9 Box 48 Why Men Need Equal Suffrage For Women cover rsz.jpg
"War Messages to The American People: Why Men Need Equal Suffrage for Women" is a booklet written by A. Caswell Ellis and details four key points regarding why American men need equal suffrage for women. According to Ellis, "First, the men of this…

M 9 B 55 Womans Hour postcard rsz.jpg
WOMAN'S HOURNot for herself! Though Sweet the air of freedom;Not for herself! Though dear the newborn power;But for the Child who needs a nobler Mother,For the Whole People needing One another,Comes Woman to her Hour.Design by Corneille Clarke, Words…

VCU M 9 Box 239 f 242 ESL of VA parade float 1918 rsz.jpg
Equal Suffrage League of Virginia float depicting the Barge of State with Victory at the prow. This photograph was taken at the Thrift Day Parade held the afternoon of Saturday, March 23, 1918 in Richmond, VA. According to newspaper reports, over…

UMW_Seven Lectures on Female_Education title page.jpg
Seven lectures on the education of young women, primarily concerned with character formation. Garnett indicates that the following topics will be covered:The moral and religious obligations to a right improvement of time. The best means of…

M 86 Box 1 The Next War p1 rsz.jpg
A digest prepared for the League of Women Voters by Will Irwin, who authored "The Next War." This next war refers to "young women [being] drafted like the young men for employment in the clerical work of war and in munition making." Therefore, Irwin…

M 9 Box 48 How to Raise Money for Suffragep1 rsz.jpg
A booklet written by Henrietta W. Livermore on raising money for suffrage. Livermore outlines her suggestions into three parts: 1) "A Money-raising Campaign," 2) "Budget and Pledges," and 3) "Suggestions for Money-raising." This booklet was published…

M 9 B 52 Lucy R Mason_Religious and Social_cover rsz.jpg
Essay, published in pamphlet form, which sets forth the religious and social foundations of the woman suffrage movement. The essay begins:"There is in the suffrage movement a religious element, a deep strain of spirituality and altruism, which gives…
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