• "Woman Suffrage: A Menace to the South"

    Lockwood, George R

    An anti-suffrage pamphlet written by George R. Lockwood, of St. Louis, Mo., that argues against the legislation as a violation of states' rights and a threat to white supremacy. The 19th Amendment to…

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  • Suffrage and the War: a Defense of the South

    Lockwood, George R

    A booklet written by George R. Lockwood, of the St. Louis Bar, in response to an editorial titled "Suffrage and the War" published in the St. Louis Republic, October 2, 1918. The editorial argues that…

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  • Suffragettes and suffragettism

    Lyon, A. A

    Written by a Nashville physician and suffrage opponent after the National American Woman Suffrage Association met in Nashville in 1914, this anti-suffrage pamphlet contains Lyon`s opinions of the suff…

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  • "Votes for Women: A Symposium by Leading Thinkers of Colored America"

    A feature in the August 1915 issue of The Crisis, a monthly publication of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. It includes various pieces written by intellectuals and leade…

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  • "Negro Woman Sits as Delegate in Kentucky Republican Convention"

    A reprint of an article from the New York Age, Negro Newspaper, March 31, 1920, about Mrs. Annie Simms Banks, of Winchester, Kentucky. Banks was the first black woman to serve as a delegate to the Ken…

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  • Letter from the Maryland League for State Defense to Governor Albert H. Roberts

    Maryland League for State Defense

    Leaders of this organization contacted Governor Roberts to urge him to oppose the ratification of the 19th Amendment because it would deprive other states of the right to "manage their own affairs." T…

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  • "Majorities win at the polls"

    Anti-suffrage broadside with an image of three African American women and text asking,"How many of these will your county and state produce, under federal suffrage?" The 19th Amendment to the U. S. Co…

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  • Letter from the Hon. S. C. Johnson to Governor Albert H. Roberts

    Johnson, S. C

    In this letter, S. C. Johnson informed the governor as a long time Democrat, he drew the line at supporting any candidate who proposed "a law to degrade the womanhood of the South by ratifying the inf…

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