Teachers Need The Vote! Reasons Why Teachers Should Work for Woman Suffrage [suffrage handbill]

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Title

Teachers Need The Vote! Reasons Why Teachers Should Work for Woman Suffrage [suffrage handbill]

Description

NWSA handbill listing the reasons why women teachers need the vote. Reasons given include: increased spending on education, improved public health and hygiene, children's well-being and child labor protections.

"Teachers need the vote because they train the citizens of the future and must have practical, first hand knowledge of government in order to teach civics with interest and thoroughness."

Source

M 9 Box 49, Adèle Goodman Clark papers, 1849-1978, James Branch Cabell Library, VCU Libraries

Publisher

National Woman Suffrage Publishing Co., Inc., New York

Contributor

Special Collections and Archives, James Branch Cabell Library, VCU Libraries

Rights

This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries as a source is requested.

Notes

Learn more: 
Women's Suffrage: The Movement, Social Welfare History Project

Citation

“Teachers Need The Vote! Reasons Why Teachers Should Work for Woman Suffrage [suffrage handbill],” Social Welfare History Image Portal, accessed December 14, 2017, http://images.socialwelfare.library.vcu.edu/items/show/77.