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M 9 Box 98 UVA News Letter Ciizenship Education at the University p1 rsz.jpg
This article, "CITIZENSHIP EDUCATION AT THE UNIVERSITY," appeared in the University of Virginia News Letter, Vol. III, No. 4 on October 23,1920. It describes the new department of Citizenship Education under the Bureau of Extension of the University…

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…

VCU_M9 NAWSA Handbills_ DC Suffrage procession May 9 1914 rsz.jpg
Handbill advertising the Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage procession, May 9, 1914. The women were demanding a United States Constitutional Amendment Enfranchising Women. The march gathered at the Belasco Theatre and processed to the Capitol in…

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.Excerpts:p. 1 "SPEAKING ENGLISH IS THE FIRST STEP IN AMERICAN CITIZENSHIP AND THEREFORE THE PUBLIC SCHOOL IS THE NATION-WIDE MEDIUM 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"

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…

VCU_M71 Dont forget to Vote for Woman Suffrage First rsz.jpg
Suffrage handbill published by the New York State Woman Suffrage Party. Printed by the National Woman Suffrage Publishing Co.Text:Don't Forget to Vote For WOMAN SUFFRAGE FirstYour President asks you to vote for it.Your Governor is for it.Your party…

VCU_M9 B49 NAWSA Handbills Rose ONeill Dont You Want to Reduce the High Cost of Living p1 rsz.jpg
Publication of the National Woman Suffrage Publishing Company, Inc. 171 Madison Avenue, New York City.  Cover illustration by Rose O'Neill. This pamphlet tells women that, without the vote, all they can do is manage their own households. With the…

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…

VCU_M 9 Box 104 Eight and one half million women workers_NWTUL rsz.jpg
Pamphlet promoting the work of the National Women's Trade Union League of America. The NWTULA advocates for better working conditions, hours, and wages for women and girls.Cover illustration of a young female factory worker. Her apron and the smoke…

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This broadside was issued by the Equal Suffrage League in about 1916. Southern suffragists were forced to respond to anti-suffrage groups who argued that if African American women gained the right to vote, white supremacy would be threatened.…

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…

M 9 b 242 Equal Suffrage League Febrary 1915 adj rsz.jpg
Equal Suffrage League of Richmond, Va. in front of Washington Monument, Capitol Square, Richmond. The members of the ESL were promoting the suffrage film, "Your Girl and Mine." Photo published in The Times-Dispatch: Richmond, Va., February 28,…

VCU_M 9 Box 37 Girls Home 502 W Clay Street p1 rsz.jpg
This informational brochure describes "interesting facts about the object, origin and progress" of a working-girls' home for self-supporting African American women in Richmond, Va. The project, described as a technical training school, was…

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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_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. Batchelor is 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 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. This pamphlet includes information regarding each city's suffrage…

M 86 Box 1How our nation spends its income rsz.jpg
This leaflet created by E. B. Rosa, Chief Physicist, U.S. Bureau of Standards, was published by the Boston League of Women Voters. It is an analysis of the total appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1920. "Taxation for the Federal…

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…

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…

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.Reverse of card contains printed message, "VOTES FOR…

M 86 Box 1 f1 Independent Citizensip for Married Women p1 rsz.jpg
Pamphlet promoting the Principle of Independent Citizenship for Married Women and detailing the Curtis, Rogers, Johnson, and Shortridge bills. "In a study carried out under the Carnegie Foundation the replies from THREE HUNDRED AND FIFTY JUDGES…

Brandeis_Women of America Save Your Country_WSS_ww1.39 rsz.jpg
World War I poster created by Haskell Coffin for the United States Treasury Department.A radiant Joan of Arc wearing a suit of armor, lifts her sword and gazes heavenward. Text: Joan of Arc Saved France. Women of America Save Your Country. Buy War…

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,…

VMHC_Rare.JK.1901.L42.1910z_v1 rsz.jpg
This sheet compares Virginia laws pertaining to women with those of states where female suffrage already had been approved. Arranged in two contrasting columns, the sheet presents twelve points and includes an Equal Suffrage League of Virginia…
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