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Topic: constitutional amendments

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Jefferies, in the character of Atropos, cutting the thread of English Liberty

Jefferies, in the character of Atropos, cutting the thread of English ...

Print shows King John seated at a small table outside his tent, signing Magna Carta, behind him stand by two bishops. Four men are pulling a rope, the "thread of English Liberty", which is attached to King John... more

Queen Caroline. Britain's best hope!! England's sheet-anchor!!!

Queen Caroline. Britain's best hope!! England's sheet-anchor!!!

British cartoon showing people praising Queen Caroline, who holds anchor, representing the Magna Charta, the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, and the people. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection(L... more

Congressional surgery. Legislative quackery

Congressional surgery. Legislative quackery

A rare anti-North satire, probably dealing with either the Crittenden Compromise or the Douglas Compromise. Proposed in December 1860 in the form of several constitutional amendments, the former called for rest... more

Uncle Abe's valentine sent by Columbia; an envelope full of broken chains.

Uncle Abe's valentine sent by Columbia; an envelope full of broken cha...

Some clipped from newspapers. Principal subject matter: The election campaign of 1864.

The Georgetown elections - the Negro at the ballot-box / Th. Nast.  New and becoming styles of head-dressing.

The Georgetown elections - the Negro at the ballot-box / Th. Nast. Ne...

Illustration showing at top of page, several men at a polling place where an African American man places his ballot in the box for "Re[publ]ican Mayor Welch" which is next to the empty ballot box for "The White... more

Flower-sellers in the market at Washington, D.C. / drawn by A.L. Jackson.  First municipal election in Richmond since the end of the war - registration of colored voters / drawn by W.L. Sheppard.

Flower-sellers in the market at Washington, D.C. / drawn by A.L. Jacks...

Illustration showing on the top, African American women selling flowers outside a building in Washington, D.C.; and on the bottom, African American men registering to vote. Title from item. Illus. in: Harper's ... more

Mary McCook, First Suffrage leader in Colorado and wife of Gov. McCook - first territorial governor of Colorado

Mary McCook, First Suffrage leader in Colorado and wife of Gov. McCook...

Title and information transcribed from item. Summary: Formal portrait, head and shoulders, Mary McCook, facing forward, with shaded oval background

Elizabeth L. Comstock, Union Springs, N.Y., and Laura S. Heaviland (Chicago Suburban), Englewood, Ills.

Elizabeth L. Comstock, Union Springs, N.Y., and Laura S. Heaviland (Ch...

Title transcribed from item. Summary: Studio portrait, full-length, seated, Elizabeth L. Comstock (left), wearing a cloak and lightweight bonnet and holding a second dress bonnet, and Laura S. Heaviland (right)... more

Bottled politics / J. Keppler.

Bottled politics / J. Keppler.

Print shows two old men, one of whom may be Uncle Sam holding a glass, sitting at a table in a saloon, on which is a large bottle of alcohol labeled "Regulated Ohio Brand", on a shelf behind them are other bott... more

Which? A timely question [man labeled "popular vote" looking at Republican, Democratic, women suffrage, and temperance advocates]

Which? A timely question [man labeled "popular vote" looking at Republ...

Wood engraving after drawing by Matt. Morgan. Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 65 (1888 July 21), p. 357.

Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton. Two great pioneers in the Equal Rights cause. Without them, American women would not have progressed as far as they have in their fight for freedom.

Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton. Two great pioneers in the...

Title transcribed from item. Summary: Photograph of Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton reading while seated at table.

Isabella B. Hooker and John Hooker, 1893

Isabella B. Hooker and John Hooker, 1893

Title transcribed from item. Summary: Informal portrait, full-length, seated outside on chairs, Isabella Beecher Hooker, wearing dress, shawl, and cap, holding piece of paper in right hand and looking over at J... more

Women not classed with idiots and criminals. By Alice Hill Chittenden ... Issued by the New York State association opposed to woman suffrage 29 West 39th Street. New York City. [1894].

Women not classed with idiots and criminals. By Alice Hill Chittenden ...

Anti-suffragists. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 130, Folder 13b.

Copy of preamble and protest ... Brooklyn Auxiliary, New York State association opposed to the extension of suffrage to women. [1894].

Copy of preamble and protest ... Brooklyn Auxiliary, New York State as...

Anti-suffragists. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 130, Folder 13a.

A squelcher for woman suffrage / C.J. Taylor.

A squelcher for woman suffrage / C.J. Taylor.

Print shows a woman being denied the opportunity to vote because she is wearing a dress and a hat that are too wide for the narrow booths labeled "Ballots Must Be Prepared In These Booths" where the ballots are... more

Some reasons why we oppose votes for women ... National association opposed to woman suffrage. New York City [1894].

Some reasons why we oppose votes for women ... National association op...

Anti-suffragists. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 130, Folder 13c.

Mary E. McDowell, University of Chicago Settlement, Stock-Yards District

Mary E. McDowell, University of Chicago Settlement, Stock-Yards Distri...

Title and information transcribed from item. Summary: Three-quarter length portrait of Mary E. McDowell, seated, facing camera, in ornately carved chair, with book in lap. Caption on cropped version of same ima... more

Inevitable / Keppler.

Inevitable / Keppler.

Illustration shows Columbia standing on a globe labeled "United States", holding a balance scale labeled "Constitutional Amendment" on which rests a large sword labeled "Centralized Government". Title from item... more

Justice versus prejudice / Keppler.

Justice versus prejudice / Keppler.

Illustration shows President Theodore Roosevelt, standing with right hand on the left shoulder of an African American man, standing to the left, and his left hand on a paper labeled "15th Amendment"; behind the... more

116 Women with the ballot; New York State Woman Suffrage Association election of officers

116 Women with the ballot; New York State Woman Suffrage Association e...

Detailed report of New York State Woman Suffrage Association election proceedings; objections to Harriet May Mills; photomechanical prints of Harriet May Mills and Ida Craft

Miss Julia Marlowe of New York, the well known actress, is one of the prominent members of the Advisory Council of the Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage.

Miss Julia Marlowe of New York, the well known actress, is one of the ...

Title transcribed from item. Summary: Head-and-shoulders portrait of actress Julia Marlowe, hair loose, facing camera. Research indicates uncropped version of this photograph was published as a postcard by the ... more

Miss Helen Kellar [Keller] of Massachusetts is one of the prominent members of the Advisory Council of the Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage.  Miss Kellar [Keller] is known to all Americans for her marvelous intellectual and educational accomplishments, in spite of the handicap imposed upon her by her deafness and blindness.  Not so well known however is her strong espousal of the suffrage cause and the sincere support which she has given to the work of the Congressional Union for Women Suffrage.

Miss Helen Kellar [Keller] of Massachusetts is one of the prominent me...

Title and information transcribed from item. Summary: Head-and-shoulder portrait of Helen Keller, facing right. Published in Official Program Woman Suffrage Procession, Washington, D.C., March 13, 1913, Nationa... more

Women's suffrage agitation

Women's suffrage agitation

Editorial suggests that adoption of British militant tactics will split the American suffrage movement; suffragists need to win over majority of women

Miss Rose Schneiderman, New York, Vice-President of the Women's Trade Union of N.Y.C.

Miss Rose Schneiderman, New York, Vice-President of the Women's Trade ...

Title and information transcribed from item. Summary: Formal portrait, head and chest, Rose Schneiderman, facing forward, wearing high-collared dress or blouse with large bow at neck. Verso: "Please return to E... more

Women Name Same List of Officers; 39th annual New York State Woman Suffrage Association Convention; page 2

Women Name Same List of Officers; 39th annual New York State Woman Suf...

Summarizes committee reports of Oct 16 on young people's clubs, Mrs. Charles H. Congdon, and legislative work, Mary Craigie and Anne Fitzhugh Miller NB Continues on next page ,summarizing Oct. 16 evening speech... more

Women Suffrage Discussed

Women Suffrage Discussed

Elizabeth Smith Miller, at 85, one of the oldest suffragists spoke at the hearings for equal tax suffrage in third class cities; Lists suffragists and anti-suffragists attending hearings on constitutional suffr... more

Mrs. Catherine Waugh McCulloch, Justice of the Peace of Evanston, Ill.

Mrs. Catherine Waugh McCulloch, Justice of the Peace of Evanston, Ill.

Title transcribed from item. Summary: Head and shoulders portrait of Judge Catharine Gouger Waugh McCulloch, facing camera, in high lace collar. Judge and attorney Catherine McCulloch chaired the Legislative Co... more

"Bryan's my man--Who's yours?" / Keller.

"Bryan's my man--Who's yours?" / Keller.

Postcard showing a portrait of a woman of status with a caption saying, "Bryan's my man-Who's yours?", suggesting her support for William Jennings Bryan during his third bid for president in 1908 in which he us... more

Women's Suffrage Gains Point. House Judiciary Committee agrees to submit adverse report of suffrage amendment to full House

Women's Suffrage Gains Point. House Judiciary Committee agrees to subm...

House Chairman Jenkins opposed to suffrage amendment as a limit to states rights. NB: include ribbon here, as nothing specific known about it.

Women's Suffrage Bill in Wisconsin

Women's Suffrage Bill in Wisconsin

Woman suffrage bill passed unanimously in the Wisconsin Senate on March 31, but was defeated in the Assembly April 28. Iowa Senate also defeated woman suffrage bill.

Suffrage Gains Pair of Noted Women Converts

Suffrage Gains Pair of Noted Women Converts

Mrs. Walston H. Brown, daughter of Robert Ingersoll, hosts suffrage luncheon that recruits Mrs. Samuel Untermyer and actress Julia Marlowe to suffrage cause

Polly's chance to get some nice crackers / K.

Polly's chance to get some nice crackers / K.

Illustration shows a well-dressed man labeled "Plutocracy", wearing a top hat, holding a parrot labeled "State Legislature" on his right hand, trying to get it to repeat a phrase after him, "We don't want an In... more

Call for the Forty-Second Annual Convention of the National American Women Suffrage Association at Washington, D.C., April 14-19, 1910

Call for the Forty-Second Annual Convention of the National American W...

Summaries progress in suffrage in foreign countries and at home; reports travel and hotel arrangements

Miss Sybil Jane Moore in auto, Calif.

Miss Sybil Jane Moore in auto, Calif.

Title transcribed from item. Summary: Informal photograph of Sybil Jane Moore (right) and two unidentified younger women (left), in street clothes, at curb with automobile. Another automobile appears parked cur... more

Julia Ward Howe

Julia Ward Howe

Title and information transcribed from item. Summary: Portrait, Julia Ward Howe, full-length, seated, facing left, looking downward at book in lap, reading by a window, and wearing cap and shawl.

Mrs. Harris Masterson is a member of the National Advisory Council of the Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage.  She is President of the Y.W.C.A. of Houston and takes a prominent part in the nation Y.W.C.A. movement.

Mrs. Harris Masterson is a member of the National Advisory Council of ...

Summary: Portrait of Mrs. Harris Masterson, half-length, in coat with fur pom-poms, fur muff, and broad-brimmed hat. Photograph edited by cut and paste, pasted to black background. Title and information transcr... more

Mrs. Florence Kelley

Mrs. Florence Kelley

Title transcribed from item. Summary: Half-length portrait of Florence Kelley, facing left.

Mrs. Catherine Boyle, 908 Young St., New Castle, Del.

Mrs. Catherine Boyle, 908 Young St., New Castle, Del.

Summary: Full-length studio portrait of Catherine Boyle, New Castle, Delaware, holding a tricolor suffrage flag and wearing a two-piece outfit with a locket or pocket watch pinned below her left shoulder, stand... more

Women's Political Union delegation, Western New York, ca. 1910-1915. Phyllis Miller, [W]igger [the] Horse, Ida Armquist, Elisabeth Worth Miller, Jack McGee, Alfred Thompsen, Elisabeth Freeman, Teddy & Taft [the] Oxen.

Women's Political Union delegation, Western New York, ca. 1910-1915. P...

Title transcribed from item. Summary: Photograph of three women and two men standing next to ox-driven wagon with banner, "Votes for Women." Another woman sits on a horse nearby.

Mrs. Stephen Pell [Sarah Thompson Pell], 777 Madison Av, NYC, Finance Ch[air] of [National] Woman's Party

Mrs. Stephen Pell [Sarah Thompson Pell], 777 Madison Av, NYC, Finance ...

Title and information transcribed from item. Summary: Head-and-shoulders portrait of Sarah Thompson Pell, facing right, wearing dark dress with white lace collar, necklace and earrings. Descriptive label on alt... more

Suffrage Appeal; Women Address Governors in Washington

Suffrage Appeal; Women Address Governors in Washington

New York suffragists, introduced by Gov. Hughes, address Governor's Conference in Washington, D. C. Urging them to consider uniform suffrage legislation; invited to present report at next conference; Katherine ... more

Mrs. E. G. Graham

Mrs. E. G. Graham

Title and information transcribed from item. Summary: Formal portrait, head and shoulders, Eleanor G. Graham, facing forward, wearing lace collar, brooch, and necklace.

Women Suffrage Dead in both New York Assembly and Senate

Women Suffrage Dead in both New York Assembly and Senate

After discussing pros and cons of Toombs' suffrage resolution, New York Assembly vote not to discharge Judiciary Committee from consideration; many members avoid voting; suffrage contingent in attendance, inclu... more

Miss Alice Park, California

Miss Alice Park, California

Title and information transcribed from item. Summary: Informal portrait, head and chest, Alice Park, seated outside, facing slightly to the left, wearing eyeglasses and lace-collared blouse or dress.

Miss Eleanor Weed [Helena Hill Weed].

Miss Eleanor Weed [Helena Hill Weed].

Title transcribed from item. Summary: Half-length portrait of Helena Hill Weed, seated, wearing white dress-gown with bow at empire waist and ruffled net over-the shoulder sleeves, decorative curtain in background.

Dr. Caroline Spencer

Dr. Caroline Spencer

Title and information transcribed from item. Summary: Formal portrait, half-length, Caroline E. Spencer, facing slightly left with head turned toward camera, wearing eyeglasses, hat, and coat, over lace-collare... more

Mrs. David Terry, Little Rock, Arkansas, Member, Advisory Council [Congressional Union for Women Suffrage]

Mrs. David Terry, Little Rock, Arkansas, Member, Advisory Council [Con...

Title and information transcribed from item. Summary: Half-length portrait of Mrs. David Terry, in lace dress. Typed caption on duplicate image reads: "Mrs. David Terry of Little Rock, Arkansas is a member of t... more

Mrs. A. R. Fellows

Mrs. A. R. Fellows

Title and information transcribed from item. Summary: Formal portrait, head and chest, Mrs. Allen R. Fellows, facing forward, wearing eyeglasses and dress with large square collar. Cropped version of the photog... more

Dean Emma M. [N.] Gillette - in honor of whose memory - services will be held in the Capitol of the U.S. on May 15 - at 3 P.M.

Dean Emma M. [N.] Gillette - in honor of whose memory - services will ...

Title and information transcribed from item. Summary: Formal portrait, head and chest, Dr. Emma N. Gillette, facing slightly to the right with head turned front toward camera, wearing cap and gown. Verso: "Retu... more

[May I. Condon.]

[May I. Condon.]

Summary: Formal portrait, full-length, May I. Condon, seated on stone bench, facing left with upper body and head turned toward camera wearing fur-trimmed coat and wide-brimmed hat. Title derived from folder heading.

Mrs. Frederick (Mary) Nolan

Mrs. Frederick (Mary) Nolan

Title and information transcribed from item. Summary: Formal portrait, head and chest, Mary A. Nolan, facing forward, with lace collar and necklace. Mrs. Mary A. Nolan of Jacksonville, Fla., was often described... more

Suffrage Matinee organized by Beatrice Forbes-Robertson for benefit of Equality League of Self-Supporting Women at Maxine Elliott's Theatre

Suffrage Matinee organized by Beatrice Forbes-Robertson for benefit of...

Lists three suffrage plays performed: "Before the Dawn" by Bessie Hatton; "A Woman's Influence" by Gertrude Jennings; and "How the Vote Was Won" by Cicily Hamilton and Crystopyher St. John; lists performers and... more

Dr. Mary Parsons, 1st woman physician to practice medicine south of Mason-Dixon Line.

Dr. Mary Parsons, 1st woman physician to practice medicine south of Ma...

Title and information transcribed from item. Summary: Informal portrait, head and chest, Dr. Mary Parsons, leaning against wall, facing forward, wearing outer garment over dress with brooch and eyeglasses.