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M9 Box 49 Federal Suffrage Amendment flyer rsz.jpg
Informational flyer that clarifies facts related to the Federal Suffrage Amendment (Nineteenth Amendment). "Woodrow Wilson stands for the federal suffrage amendment. The South will make no mistake in following the lead of the Democratic President of…

M9 Box 49 Madam Who Keeps Your House rsz.jpg
Illustrated NWSA handbill urging women to become involved in politics. "Madam, if you want your house well kept, you MUST meddle with politics, because politics has already meddled with you. Be an efficient, modern housekeeper and demand VOTES FOR…

M9 Box 49 Teachers need the vote rsz.jpg
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…

M9 Box 49 Suffrage Planks_NWSA handbill rsz.jpg
NWSA handbill outlining the Democratic, Progressive, Prohibition, Republican and Socialist party's position on suffrage.

M9 Box 49 Catholic Opinions_NWSA handbill rsz.jpg
NWSA handbill featuring quotations from prominent Catholic clergy. "His Eminence Jame Cardinal Gibbons: 'The Church has taken no official attitude on the subject, but leaves the matter to the good judgment of her children as to what they think best.…

M9 Box 49 Better Babies p1 rsz.jpg
National Woman Suffrage Association (NWSA) pamphlet on how woman suffrage improves children's health. Cover editorial cartoon by Rose O'Neill. Originally published in The Woman Voter,May 1916.Text excerpts:"300,000 babies die every year in the United…

M 9 Box 51 Anti_Suffrage Beware Men of the South rsz.jpg
An anti-suffrage handbill which attempted to sway men's opinions by making them fearful. This one asks the reader to recall the American Civil War, which had taken place during their parents' lifetime.Text:"BEWARE!MEN OF THE SOUTH: Heed not the song…

Woman Citizen Feb 14 1920 cover2 rsz.jpg
"Handing on the Work" cover illustration by C. D. Batchelor Advertisement for Rhoads clothing suitable for "The Woman of Today." "The Dress of the Hour on Exhibitition at the Convention Hall. A Marked Innovation -- The Dress of the Hour Representing…

Woman Citizen Oct 27 1917 rsz.jpg
"Women Bring All Voters Into the World. Let Women Vote"Cover illustration by James Montgomery Flagg.Advertisements for Jell-O, a suffrage radiator cap for your car, and for The Woman Citizen -- "For Women, By Women, Read By Women Who Think""Women are…

Woman Citizen Feb 23 1918.jpg
"For Justice And Mercy Women's Over Sea Hospital Unit Sails For France" Cover illustration by C. D. Batchelor Two-page spread "Women's Oversea Hospitals, U.S.A"Back cover advertisement for The Woman Citizen: "Suffragists are the Giants Among Women"

Woman Citizen Dec 20 1919 Help I cant keep it down.jpg
"Help! I Can't Keep it Down" cover cartoon by Charles H. Winner Article , "Noted Virginian for the F. S. A." reports on Colonel H. W. Anderson writing to the Equal Suffrage League of Virginia in support of ratification of the Federal Suffrage…

The Woman Citizen June 9 1917 They Shall Not Pass rsz.jpg
"They Shall Not Pass" cover cartoon by C. D. Batchelor "They Work Together: Why Not Vote Together" from photo spread pp. 28-29, entitled "Light Work for Ladies."

Woman Citizen January 5 1918 In the hands of her friends.jpg
[Image Description: The cover of Woman Citizen shows a drawing of a woman wearing a white neoclassical dress with the word "suffrage" written across her chest. On either side of here are men dressed in coattails stand on either side of her. The man…

Woman Citizen January_19_1918 Halt Who Goes There rsz.jpg
[Image Description: A soldier wearing a sash that reads "democracy" points a bayonet at the end of a rifle at a woman wrapped in a red hooded cloak.]Below the image is text that reads:"Halt Who Goes There?" "National Suffrage" "Pass, friend" Cover…

M 9 B 55 If You Are a Minister postcard rsz.jpg
Postcard encouraging clergy to use their influence to promote the cause of woman suffrage. Message credited to Henry Bailey Stevens, a writer for the Woman's Journal and Suffrage News, Boston, MA.Transcription:"If You Are a MinisterWhen you look down…

VCU_M 9 B 55 Linked together by the Law suffrage postcard rsz.jpg
Oversized postcard illustrated by May Wilson Preston, 1911 (signed).Image Description:Editorial cartoon captioned, "LINKED TOGETHER BY THE LAW" shows a convict, a woman, a child, and an intellectually disabled man standing in a row, shackled…

M 9 B 231 Adele Clark Votes for Women cover rsz.jpg
Musical score.Published in 1915, this suffrage rallying song was composed by Marie and Edward Zimmerman of Philadelphia. The Liberty Bell on the cover reminded women to “Proclaim Liberty Throughout All the Land Unto All the Inhabitants thereof” as…

M71 Dark and Dangerous Side of Woman Suffrage p1 rsz.jpg
A large format publication which gathers quotations from feminists and supporters of suffrage. These quotations manifest the "dark and dangerous side of woman suffrage" which is argued to be a desire for social revolution.Subject headings for…

M 9 Box 51 Anti_Suffrage Diagram of increased vote in NY rsz.jpg
Anti-suffrage handbill in opposition to the Federal Suffrage Amendment. "FIGHT Federal Suffrage and FIGHT it NOW"

M 9 Box 103 Closing of Occupations to Women p1 rsz.jpg
This leaflet was created by the Woman's Party to describe the important role the Woman's Party in campaigning for industrial equality as evidenced by increasing legislation restricting the industrial opportunities of women. "The effort to bar women…

VCU_M 9 Box 56 Womans Journal Suffrage News Nov 30 1912 rsz.jpg
Editorial cartoon by Ralph Wilder published Woman's Journal and Suffrage News, Vol . 43, No. 47, November 30, 1912.A group of suffragists wearing "Votes for Women" sashes enter a room where they are greeted by women labelled "Idaho," "Washington,"…

VCU_M 9 Box 51 Anti Suffrage Men making world safe VAOWS rsz.jpg
Echoing Woodrow Wilson's request for a Declaration of War in 1917, this handbill argued that women should be free from political duties just as they were free from the duty of fighting in war. The Virginia Association Opposed to Woman Suffrage,…

VCU_M 9 Box 51 AG Clark_Anti Suffrage VA Anti Suffrage Arguments rsz.jpg
Handbill from the Virginia Association Opposed to Woman Suffrage articulating arguments against giving women the right to vote. The Association give several reasons why suffrage will not help working women. The VAOWS was a group of women opposed to…

M 9 Box 98 UVA Citizenship Institute flyer rsz.jpg
This Citizenship Institute flyer was published by the Department of Citizenship Education, Bureau of Extension, University of Virginia. The Citizenship Institute was run by Miss Mary Elizabeth Pidgeon, Director of the Department of Citizenship…

M9 Box 229 Womans Journal and Suffrage News May 29 1915 rsz.jpg
Political cartoon by Charles H. "Bill" Sykes published by Woman's Journal and Suffrage News, Vol . 46, No.22, May 29, 1915.A dour woman named "Anti-Suffrage" sits on the steps to block several young girls from leaving a house. Outside, girls from…
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