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    • Still Trying to Button It Up

    • Uncle Sam tries to secure the 36th button on national suffrage. Thirty-six states were required to ratify the Amendment before it became law. Look closely at his wife's dress and you can see a map of the United States at the top of the western...
    • 1920
    • Harriet Tubman

    • Lithograph of Harriet Tubman from the book, "Scenes of the Life in Harriet Tubman" (1869) by Sarah H. Bradford. The wood-carved likeness for the printing is attributed to J.C. Darby. She is wearing a long dress, coat and kerchief, and is holding a...
    • approximately 1869
    • Safe

    • A Philadelphia newspaper revels in the passage of the 19th Amendment. Here, the Lady sits safely atop the Constitution while an Anti-Suffragist rat shakes its fist.
    • 1920
    • America When Feminized

    • Mother hen walks out on her eggs leaving the rooster to set them. According to the Anti-Suffragist literature, giving women the right to vote would make men "sissies" and doom civilization.
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    • Home!

    • Jilted for the vote? The Anti-Suffragists predicted the demise of marriage and motherhood if women were given the right to vote. Here, a man returns home to find his two daughters deserted by their mother who is out campaigning for suffrage.
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    • Ida B. Wells

    • Ida B. Wells is a native of Memphis. She was a newspaper editor and journalist who founded the Alpha Suffrage Club. In addition to being active in the women's suffrage movement, she was also an avid civil rights advocate.
    • 1897
    • "Hope At Last!"

    • National Suffrage climbs the ratification cliff while grabbing a strong hold on Tennessee. The country focused its eyes on our state this cartoon is from the Sacramento, California, Bee.
    • 1920

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