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Women's Suffrage Collection
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  • Contributing Institution: Special Collections & Archives
    Title: Women's Suffrage Collection
    Creator: California State University, Northridge. University Library
    Identifier/Call Number: SC.WSU
    Extent: 1.50 linear feet
    Date (inclusive): circa 1880-1917
    Abstract: The Women's Suffrage Collection consists of pamphlets, broadsides, and ephemera documenting debates and events surrounding the late 19th- and early 20th-century women's suffrage movement in the United States. It includes materials arguing both in favor of and against the enfranchisement of women, especially prints of some of Elihu Root's anti-suffrage speeches; two racist, anti-suffrage broadsides from the Brown Printing Company of Montgomery, Alabama; broadsides opposing Woodrow Wilson's re-election to the Presidency on the grounds he opposed women's suffrage; pamphlets outlining arguments to use in favor of women's suffrage; an invitation to the Michigan Equal Suffrage Association's annual convention in 1889, instructions posted at polling places for first-time women voters in Massachusetts in 1895; a Keystone View Company stereoscopic card showing the 1913 "Suffragette Parade" in Washington, D.C.; a women's suffrage handkerchief that includes speculative images about the state of the world 100 years after women received voting rights; and more.
    Language of Material: English

    Scope and Contents

    The Women's Suffrage Collection consists of pamphlets, broadsides, and ephemera documenting debates and events surrounding the late 19th- and early 20th-century women's suffrage movement in the United States. It includes materials arguing both in favor of and against the enfranchisement of women, especially prints of some of Elihu Root's anti-suffrage speeches; two racist, anti-suffrage broadsides from the Brown Printing Company of Montgomery, Alabama; broadsides opposing Woodrow Wilson's re-election to the Presidency on the grounds he opposed women's suffrage; pamphlets outlining arguments to use in favor of women's suffrage; an invitation to the Michigan Equal Suffrage Association's annual convention in 1889, instructions posted at polling places for first-time women voters in Massachusetts in 1895; a Keystone View Company stereoscopic card showing the 1913 "Suffragette Parade" in Washington, D.C.; a women's suffrage handkerchief that includes speculative images about the state of the world 100 years after women received voting rights; and more.

    Historical Note:

    The library created this collection of materials for study and research.

    Conditions Governing Access:

    The collection is open for research use.

    Conditions Governing Use:

    Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

    Preferred Citation:

    For information about citing items in this collection consult the appropriate style manual, or see the Citing Archival Materials  guide.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Ephemera
    Documents
    Photographs