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VCU_M71 Your Vote NY State Woman Suffrage Party handbill rsz.jpg
New York State Woman Suffrage Party handbill that seeks to persuade men to vote for woman suffrage in November 1917.Text:"Your VoteWas handed to you when you became twenty-one years old.You didn't have to ask for it.You didn't have to prove that you…

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"

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_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,"…

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…

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…

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…

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 Nov 6 1920 Election News_Interest in Common C-D_Batchelor rsz.jpg
The Woman Citizen, November 6, 1920 was published following the first presidential election in which women could vote -- November 2, 1920."ELECTION NEWS -- Interest in Common"Cover illustration by C. D. Batchelor[Image Description: A man and woman…

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
"In the Hands of Her Friends" cover illustration by C. D. Batchelor Print on back cover is from an original painting by Evelyn Rumsey Cary. The text, which was well known to suffragists, was taken from Proverbs 31:31.“Give her of the fruit of her…

Woman Citizen January_19_1918 Halt Who Goes There rsz.jpg
"Halt Who Goes There?" "National Suffrage" "Pass, friend" Cover illustration by C. D. Batchelor

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 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 December 27 1924 cover rsz.jpg
Issue concerned with the Child Labor Amendment.Cover illustration identified as "Etching 'Felix' by Eileen A. Soper. Copyright, A.C. & H.W. Dickens--Courtesy Robertson Deschamps Galleries."

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…

Woman Citizen April 20 1918 cover rsz.jpg
Cover shows a ballot box with the caption "What Every Woman Voter Should Know."Cartoons by Charles H. "Doc" Winner."Due for Another Puncture" p.409"WE can carry our share of the burden. Give US our share of the Government" p. 416Two-page spread "The…

M 9 Box 49 Wm Jennings Bryan Advocates Votes for Women rsz.jpg
Two-sided handbill. "Secretary of State for Woman Suffrage. Mr. Bryan's statement is as follows...

VCU_M 9 B50 Just Govt League of Md 1913-1921_Why Should Wmn Vote cover rsz.jpg
Pro-suffrage pamphlet containing editorial cartoons by Lou Rogers, Phil Porter, and John T. McCutcheon, along with a map showing where women can vote.Excerpts: p.1 (cover) "WHY SHOULD WOMEN VOTE? This booklet contains all the OBJECTIONS to woman…

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…

VCU_M 9 Box 239 We Fight for Democracy 1918 rsz.jpg
Studio portrait of costumed figures before a sign saying "We Fight For Democracy." This photograph was taken during World War I.  Ralph Harvie Wormley as Uncle Sam; Adeline Harmon Cowles as Columbia, Martha Jobson, as Democracy holding a ballot…

NAWSA War Service_Dept of Americanization letter rsz.jpg
Letter calling for suffragists to "inaugurate the Americanization work adopted as one of the four departments of patriotic service" by "joining in a nation-wide celebration" on July 4th with a local "Reception to the Newly Naturalized Citizens.""Have…

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 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 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”…
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