|Object Name||Handbill, Political|
|Title||Votes for Women a Success|
Printed handbill, titled "VOTES FOR WOMEN A SUCCESS / THE MAP PROVES IT," above an illustration of a map of the continental United States; states with women's suffrage are shown in white, and the other states are shaded in according to their degree of suffrage. Below the map is printed: "WOMEN VOTE IN ALL THE WHITE STATES / WHY NOT IN THIS STATE?", followed by a list of states and the dates when they first allowed women to vote. The handbill concludes: "VOTE FOR WOMAN SUFFRAGE / GIVE THIS TO A FRIEND AND ASK HIM TO VOTE FOR IT / WOMAN SUFFRAGE PARTY / Headquarters: 48 East 34th Street, New York. / N. W. S. Publishing Co., Inc."
(Keywords: Early Twentieth Century)
|Ownership and History||Women in New York achieved state voting rights in 1917. In 1920, the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution guaranteed all American women the right to vote.|
|Lexicon Sub-category||Advertising Medium|
|Support Acknowledgment||Online Collections Database record made possible by the Great Kills Woman's Club, August 2017.|
|Legal Status||Items represented here are from the collections of the Staten Island Historical Society. Materials reproduced for personal non-commercial use must credit the Staten Island Historical Society. Commercial licensing is available.|