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Women -- Suffrage

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Actual Speech at Woman Suffrage Meeting / Omaha, Neb., circa 1900

 Item — Box 6, Folder: 2019-047
Scope and Contents

An unsent postcard with the header "Actual Speech at Woman Suffrage Meeting / Omaha, Neb." The purported speech is anti-suffrage in tone. No publisher or author is identified.

Dates: circa 1900

Carrie Chapman Catt, Letter

Identifier: MS-0174
Scope and Contents

The letter written December 20, 1927 by Carrie Chapman Catt to Kate F. O’Connor was formerly inserted in volume 1 of Ida Husted Harper, The Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony (1899), inscribed by Susan B. Anthony to Miss Kate F. O’Connor, a book owned by Edith E. Abbot. The three-paragraph letter discusses press coverage of a speech and women’s organizations.

Dates: 1927, Dec. 20

Reject the Susan B. Anthony Amendment: Woman Suffrage in Action!, circa 1920

 Item — Box 6, Folder: 2019-046
Scope and Contents A single page broadside with the header "Reject the Susan B. Anthony Amendment: Woman Suffrage in Action!" and "Would Southern men approve this? Votes for women means jury duty for women" beneath the main entry. The anti-suffrage southern broadside warns of the impact on women in "suffrage States" that require women to serve on juries. The main horror story recounted was a Seattle I.W.W. (International Workers of the World or Wobblies) murder trial in 1917 in which a Mrs. Timmer was forced...
Dates: circa 1920

Sample Ballot for 1910 General Election in Lincoln County, Nebraska, 1910

 Item — Box 6, Folder: 2019-084
Scope and Contents A sample ballot for Lincoln County, Nebraska from the 1910 general election. Of particular note is the ballot measure "Proposed Amendment to the Constitution Relating to the Rights of Suffrage." The sample ballot lists candidates for all statewide and local elections for the November 8, 1910 election. Description provided by the seller: "The Nebraska Voting Requirements Amendment was on the ballot in Nebraska on November 8, 1910, as a legislatively referred constitutional amendment. The...
Dates: 1910