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Object Name Handbill, Political
Date 1915
Title Women Do Want the Vote
Description Printed handbill on off-white paper. The handbill is headed: "Women Do Want the Vote / These Women Have Said So", followed by a list of women's organizations; lower down the page is another heading: "Women Should Have the Vote / These Men and Women Have Said So", followed by another list of organizations, and concludes: "THESE REPRESENT MILLIONS OF MEN AND WOMEN. / VOTE FOR WOMAN SUFFRAGE IN 1915 / 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.
Earliest Date 1915
Latest Date 1915
Material Paper
Subjects Women's suffrage
State government
Lexicon Sub-category Advertising Medium
Catalog Number X17.0023
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Great Kills Woman's Club, August 2017.
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