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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: Page 1: "There is in the suffrage movement a religious element, a deep strain of spirituality and altruism,…

M 9 Box 103 How Va Laws Discriminate Against Women p1 rsz.jpg
This leaflet entitled, "How Virginia Laws Discriminate Against Women," was compiled by Burnita Shelton Mathews, the Legal Research Secretary of the Legal Research Department of the National Woman's Party in 1922. As described on the back cover, this…

VCU_M9 B233 Does the Bible Teach the Equality of Men and Women broadside p1.jpg
This document is a single sheet of paper printed on both sides. The essay, "Does the Bible Teach the Equality of Men and Women?" was written byMrs. Milton McNeilan (Clarabel James McNeilan) a member of the Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage,…

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M 9 B 55 United Equal Suffrage States_Idaho rsz.jpg
Suffrage postcard No. 127. One of a series published by The Cargill Company; "Endorsed and Approved by the National American Woman Suffrage Association" "United Equal Suffrage States of America IDAHO 1896 The Fourth State to Enter The Union of States…

M 9 B 55 United Equal Suffrage States_Utah rsz.jpg
Suffrage postcard No. 124. One of a series published by The Cargill Company; "Endorsed and Approved by the National American Woman Suffrage Association" "United Equal Suffrage States of America UTAH 1896 The Third State to Enter The Union of States…

M 9 B 55 United Equal Suffrage States_Wyoming rsz.jpg
Suffrage postcard No. 123. One of a series published by The Cargill Company; "Endorsed and Approved by the National American Woman Suffrage Association" "United Equal Suffrage States of America WYOMING 1890 The First State to Enter The Union of…

M 9 B 55 United Equal Suffrage States_Four states rsz.jpg
Suffrage postcard No. 126. One of a series published by The Cargill Company; "Endorsed and Approved by the National American Woman Suffrage Association" "United Equal Suffrage States of America WYOMING 1890COLORADO 1893UTAH 1896IDAHO 1896 A star will…

M 9 Box 48 14 Points p1 rsz.jpg
A pamphlet addressing the fourteen points on the National American Woman Suffrage Association, including its history, membership, and mission. "The National American Woman Suffrage Association stands pledged to a continuance of the work, devoting…

M 9 Box 48 Here it is all you want to know about Chicago St Louis parades p1 rsz.jpg
A pamphlet by the National American Woman Suffrage Association outlining information regarding the June 7th suffrage parade in Chicago and June 14th suffrage parade in St. Louis. June 14, 1916 was the first day of the Democratic National Convention…

VCU_M 9 Box 49 Headquarters News Letter May 15 1916 cover rsz.jpg
Newsletter published by the National American Woman Suffrage Association. Editorial cartoon on cover by C. D. Batcheloris captioned, "IF YOU WOULD HAVE A FRIEND, BE ONE!" It shows a woman (suffrage) standing with her arms draped over a donkey (at…

M 9 B 55 Send Your Dimes rsz.jpg
Printed fundraising solicitation on the occasion of the Tenth Anniversary of the National League of Women Voters at their convention, April 28 to May 3, 1930.Transcription:"The National League of Women Voters in ConventionApril 28 to May 3, 1930Will…

M9 Box 230 National League of Women Voter Convention badges rsz.jpg
Convention badges for the National League of Women Voters Annual conventions. Fifth Annual Convention, April 24 - 29, 1924, Buffalo, NY Eighth Annual Convention, April 23 - 28 1928, Chicago, IL

M 86 Box 1Few Opinions about the NLWV p 1 rsz.jpg
This pamphlet includes quotes from the Hon. John W. Davis, attorney, former ambassador to Great Britain, Edward A Filene, President Wm. Filene's Sons Company, Raymond B. Fosdick, attorney, Herbert Adams Gibbons, Spencer-Trask lecturer at Princeton…

Standards Recommended 1923 p1 rsz.jpg
This pamphlet created by the National League of Women Voters addresses the standards recommended by the committee on uniform laws concerning the legal status of women in 1923. The National League of Women Voters provide analyses of women's former,…

M9 Box 49 Women vote under these flags rsz.jpg
NWSA handbill showing the flags of democracies where women have the vote. "UNITED STATES Why do not ALL WOMEN Vote under the flag of DEMOCRACY"

M 9 Box 48 Effect of the Vote of Women on Legistlation cover p1 rsz.jpg
This booklet is "an investigation in the equal suffrage states made in Dec., 1913, by 'The Evening Sun,' of New York City, and Brought up to the end of the legislative session of 1915." This report investigates the following questions: 1) "Do women…

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This headquarters newsletter was published by the National American Woman Suffrage Association in January 1917. it contains suffrage-related news and commentaries of the time.

VCU_M9 B49 NAWSA Handbills Do It Now crop rsz.jpg
Handbill in support of the Federal Suffrage Amendment. Congress proposed the Nineteenth Amendment on June 4, 1919. Ratification was completed on August 18, 1920.  Text excerpts:DO IT NOW! Give the vote to the women of every state in the Union by…

M 9 Box 103 Womans Bill of Rights 1922 rsz.jpg
This leaflet produced by the National Woman's Party, Virginia Branch, is a copy of the Woman's Bill of Rights, as introduced in the Virginia Legislature in 1922. "To provide that women shall have the same rights, privileges and immunities under the…

M 9 Box 51 Anti_Suffrage Red behind the Yellow rsz.jpg
Anti-suffrage handbill from the New York State Association Opposed to Woman Suffrage."Every Socialist leader admits that the extension of the franchise to women is ESSENTIAL TO THE SUCCESS OF SOCIALISM....The New York State Men's League for Woman…

VCU_M71 Women in the Home NY State Woman Suffrage handbill rsz.jpg
Handbill published by the New York State Woman Suffrage Association.Excerpts:"WOMEN IN THE HOMEWe are forever being told that the place for women is in the HOME. Well, so be it. But what do we expect of her in the home? Merely to stay in the home is…

VCU_M71 The Woman's Reason Because rsz.jpg
Handbill published by the New York State Woman Suffrage Association. Excerpt:Votes for Women! The Woman's Reason. Because BECAUSE women must obey the laws just as men do, They should vote equally with men.BECAUSE women pay taxes just as men do, thus…

M 9 B 55 Bread and Roses suffrage postcard rsz.jpg
Postcard with poem promoting Woman Suffrage. Text reads: Bread and Roses, by James OppenheimAs we come marching, marching, we bring the Greater Days --The rising of the Women means the rising of the race --No more the drudge and idler -- Ten that…

M9 Box 229 Womans Journal and Suffrage News Oct 23 1915_Fredrikke S Palmer cartoon rsz.jpg
Political cartoon against the rejection of a bill to limit the number of hours per week women were legally permitted to work in canneries in the state of New York. Cartoon by Fredrikke S. Palmer shows Greed who has tied a heavy burden to a fallen…

M9 Box 229 Womans Journal and Suffrage News Oct 23 1915 Morris H Pancoast cartoon rsz.jpg
Editorial cartoon by Morris H. Pancoast, "Courtesy Philadelphia North American." From the Woman's Journal and Suffrage News, Vol. 46, No. 27, October 23, 1915.Image Description:Woman wearing a "Votes for Women" sash offters to help a weary Uncle Sam…
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