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This illustration entitled, "Catching the Speaker's Eye In The Future News Note: Colorado Suffragettes Are Planning a Campaign to Elect a Woman to Congress Next Year", by cartoonist Clifford Berryman, which appeared in the Washington Evening Star on…

This item consists of the Twenty-Sixth Amendment, which was ratified July 1, 1971, and extends the right to vote to citizens eighteen years of age and older.

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Suffragists picket the White House. Photo shows crowd outside the White House, Washington, District of Columbia, on July 14,1917, just before the sixteen woman suffrage pickets were arrested.

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…

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…


This cartoon depicts the two big winners on Election Day, 1917, in New York. Voters adopted a woman suffrage amendment to the state constitution, a measure backed by Tammany Hall, New York City's Democratic political machine. On the same day,…
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