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Topic: womens right to vote

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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

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

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

Opposition to resolution for suffrage amendment

Opposition to resolution for suffrage amendment

Quotes official anti-suffrage position which cites various suffrage campaign failures as evidence most women do not want suffrage, read by Mrs. Emil Kuichling

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

Joint Resolution Memorializing Congress to submit suffrage amendment to states for ratification

Joint Resolution Memorializing Congress to submit suffrage amendment t...

ca. January 1908 Part of organized campaign to influence New York Legislative suffrage hearings, Feb 1908.

Suffragists Make Pleas at Congressional hearings on suffrage amendment

Suffragists Make Pleas at Congressional hearings on suffrage amendment

Speakers: Anna Shaw, Belva Lockwood, Fanny Fernald, and Harriet Taylor Upton.

"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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

Mrs. Florence Kelley

Mrs. Florence Kelley

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

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

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. 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.

[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.

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

Ida Husted Harper.

Ida Husted Harper.

Title and name and address of photographer transcribed from image. Summary: Formal portrait, head and shoulders, Ida Husted Harper, wearing eye glasses (pince-nez), necklace, and dress with high, ruffled collar... more

Mrs. Minnie E. Brooke, of Chevy Chase, Md., an experienced suffrage speaker and organizer, who is to have charge of the street meetings for the Woman's Party in Chicago.  Mrs. Brooke plans to hold the street meetings continuously in all parts of the city day and night from now until election day.

Mrs. Minnie E. Brooke, of Chevy Chase, Md., an experienced suffrage sp...

Title and name and address of photographer transcribed from item. Summary: Formal portrait, head and shoulders, of Minnie E. Brooke of Chevy Chase, Maryland, wearing a hat, earrings, necklace, and open-collared... more