Suffrage

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Suffrage

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The fight for suffrage is a continual and contested process.

Items in the Suffrage Collection

Suffrage Farmerettes
Suffrage farmerettes. Mrs. Ruth Litt of East Patchoque, New York at work producing food. Received from the Leslie Woman Suffrage Commission.

This delegation of officers of the National American Woman Suffrage Association received from President Wilson a memorial to the French women in which he advocates the federal woman suffrage amendment.
This delegation of officers of the National American Woman Suffrage Association received from President Wilson a memorial to the French women in which he advocates the federal woman suffrage amendment. The picture was made on steps leading to…

Bastille Day spells prison for sixteen suffragettes who picketed the White House
Bastille Day spells prison for sixteen suffragettes who picketed the White House. Miss Julia Hurlbut of Morristown, New Jersey, leading the sixteen members of the National Womans Party who participated in the picketing demonstration in front of the…

Letter from Mrs. E. Jackson in Favor of Voting Rights
Mrs. E. Jackson wrote to the House Judiciary Committee the day after Bloody Sunday in Selma, Alabama. She was reacting to scenes of police brutality during a voting rights march that many Americans witnessed on television news programs. The…

Women munition workers urge President to support suffrage bill
Women munition workers urge President to support suffrage bill. Six women war workers, representing thousands of others, were delegated to see President Wilson and urge him to support the motion for an immediate passage of the federal suffrage…