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Topic: constitutional amendments

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Procession of the religious leagues for women's suffrage, c.1914.

Procession of the religious leagues for women's suffrage, c.1914.

7JCC/O/02/028Photograph, printed, paper, monochrome, line of women in the street wearing sandwich boards, each with the name of a different religious suffrage society, led by a women bring a banner 'Religious L... more

Jefferies, in the character of Atropos, cutting the thread of English Liberty

Jefferies, in the character of Atropos, cutting the thread of English ...

Print shows King John seated at a small table outside his tent, signing Magna Carta, behind him stand by two bishops. Four men are pulling a rope, the "thread of English Liberty", which is attached to King John... more

Queen Caroline. Britain's best hope!! England's sheet-anchor!!!

Queen Caroline. Britain's best hope!! England's sheet-anchor!!!

British cartoon showing people praising Queen Caroline, who holds anchor, representing the Magna Charta, the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, and the people. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection(L... more

Congressional surgery. Legislative quackery

Congressional surgery. Legislative quackery

A rare anti-North satire, probably dealing with either the Crittenden Compromise or the Douglas Compromise. Proposed in December 1860 in the form of several constitutional amendments, the former called for rest... more

Uncle Abe's valentine sent by Columbia; an envelope full of broken chains.

Uncle Abe's valentine sent by Columbia; an envelope full of broken cha...

Some clipped from newspapers. Principal subject matter: The election campaign of 1864.

Female suffrage - wouldn't it put too much power into the hands of Brigham Young, and his tribe? [cartoon showing Brigham Young leading parade of women carrying babies]

Female suffrage - wouldn't it put too much power into the hands of Bri...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 29 (1869 Oct. 2), p. 56.

Flower-sellers in the market at Washington, D.C. / drawn by A.L. Jackson.  First municipal election in Richmond since the end of the war - registration of colored voters / drawn by W.L. Sheppard.

Flower-sellers in the market at Washington, D.C. / drawn by A.L. Jacks...

Illustration showing on the top, African American women selling flowers outside a building in Washington, D.C.; and on the bottom, African American men registering to vote. Title from item. Illus. in: Harper's ... more

Emmeline Pankhurst as a young girl, 1870s.

Emmeline Pankhurst as a young girl, 1870s.

7JCC/O/02/088.Photograph, modern reproduction, printed, paper, monochrome, studio portrait of Emmeline Pankhurst leaning against the back of a chair, three quarter length, right profile; printed below image 'Ab... more

Mother Sexton

Mother Sexton

Title and information transcribed from item. Summary: Formal portrait, full-length, Lydia Sexton, facing forward, standing next to a raised urn with her left hand resting on stone pedestal, wearing a bonnet and... more

Mary McCook, First Suffrage leader in Colorado and wife of Gov. McCook - first territorial governor of Colorado

Mary McCook, First Suffrage leader in Colorado and wife of Gov. McCook...

Title and information transcribed from item. Summary: Formal portrait, head and shoulders, Mary McCook, facing forward, with shaded oval background

Frances E. Willard

Frances E. Willard

Title and information transcribed from item. Summary: Formal portrait, head and shoulders, Frances E. Willard, facing forward with head slightly turned to the left, wearing eyeglasses and dress with high, ruffl... more

Elizabeth L. Comstock, Union Springs, N.Y., and Laura S. Heaviland (Chicago Suburban), Englewood, Ills.

Elizabeth L. Comstock, Union Springs, N.Y., and Laura S. Heaviland (Ch...

Title transcribed from item. Summary: Studio portrait, full-length, seated, Elizabeth L. Comstock (left), wearing a cloak and lightweight bonnet and holding a second dress bonnet, and Laura S. Heaviland (right)... more

Emmeline Pankhurst, c.1880s.

Emmeline Pankhurst, c.1880s.

7JCC/O/02/091.Photograph, modern reproduction, printed, paper, monochrome, studio portrait of Emmeline Pankhurst, head and shoulders, three quarters profile; manuscript inscription on reverse 'Mrs E Pankhurst when young'

Woman suffrage. Legal opinion by W. D. Wallace, Esq., upon the power of the legislature to authorize women to vote for presidential electors ... Lafayette, Ind. 1881.

Woman suffrage. Legal opinion by W. D. Wallace, Esq., upon the power o...

Title. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 19, Folder 12.

Bottled politics / J. Keppler.

Bottled politics / J. Keppler.

Print shows two old men, one of whom may be Uncle Sam holding a glass, sitting at a table in a saloon, on which is a large bottle of alcohol labeled "Regulated Ohio Brand", on a shelf behind them are other bott... more

Which? A timely question [man labeled "popular vote" looking at Republican, Democratic, women suffrage, and temperance advocates]

Which? A timely question [man labeled "popular vote" looking at Republ...

Wood engraving after drawing by Matt. Morgan. Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 65 (1888 July 21), p. 357.

U.S. Reports: Eilenbecker v. Plymouth County, 134 U.S. 31 (1890)

U.S. Reports: Eilenbecker v. Plymouth County, 134 U.S. 31 (1890)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 134; October Term, 1889; Eilenbecker v. District Court of Plymouth County

Emmeline Pankhurst with [Harry], c.1890.

Emmeline Pankhurst with [Harry], c.1890.

7JCC/O/02/089.Photograph, modern reproduction, printed, paper, monochrome, studio portrait of Emmeline Pankhurst holding an infant on her knee; printed below image 'Bowen, Photo. Lytham', manuscript inscription... more

Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton. Two great pioneers in the Equal Rights cause. Without them, American women would not have progressed as far as they have in their fight for freedom.

Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton. Two great pioneers in the...

Title transcribed from item. Summary: Photograph of Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton reading while seated at table.

Isabella B. Hooker and John Hooker, 1893

Isabella B. Hooker and John Hooker, 1893

Title transcribed from item. Summary: Informal portrait, full-length, seated outside on chairs, Isabella Beecher Hooker, wearing dress, shawl, and cap, holding piece of paper in right hand and looking over at J... more

Women not classed with idiots and criminals. By Alice Hill Chittenden ... Issued by the New York State association opposed to woman suffrage 29 West 39th Street. New York City. [1894].

Women not classed with idiots and criminals. By Alice Hill Chittenden ...

Anti-suffragists. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 130, Folder 13b.

Women in Business; A reason in universal suffrage

Women in Business; A reason in universal suffrage

Extracts Elizabeth Cady Stanton's paper on why equal suffrage for women taxpayers would bring honesty and economy to government; both men and women have responsibility to both home and state

Copy of preamble and protest ... Brooklyn Auxiliary, New York State association opposed to the extension of suffrage to women. [1894].

Copy of preamble and protest ... Brooklyn Auxiliary, New York State as...

Anti-suffragists. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 130, Folder 13a.

A squelcher for woman suffrage / C.J. Taylor.

A squelcher for woman suffrage / C.J. Taylor.

Print shows a woman being denied the opportunity to vote because she is wearing a dress and a hat that are too wide for the narrow booths labeled "Ballots Must Be Prepared In These Booths" where the ballots are... more

Some reasons why we oppose votes for women ... National association opposed to woman suffrage. New York City [1894].

Some reasons why we oppose votes for women ... National association op...

Anti-suffragists. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 130, Folder 13c.

Miss Miller Named an Officer at the State Women's Suffrage Association

Miss Miller Named an Officer at the State Women's Suffrage Association

Written by Anne Fitzhugh Miller below clipping: "Delegates from G.P.E C. were Mrs. Florence Lewis Mrs. Powers" Lists state officers; Anne Fitzhugh Miller named auditor of New York State Woman Suffrage Association

Mary E. McDowell, University of Chicago Settlement, Stock-Yards District

Mary E. McDowell, University of Chicago Settlement, Stock-Yards Distri...

Title and information transcribed from item. Summary: Three-quarter length portrait of Mary E. McDowell, seated, facing camera, in ornately carved chair, with book in lap. Caption on cropped version of same ima... more

Boer women, c.1901.

Boer women, c.1901.

7MGF/E/1/100.Photograph, printed, paper, monochrome, group of four Boer women. Inserted at page 78.

Inevitable / Keppler.

Inevitable / Keppler.

Illustration shows Columbia standing on a globe labeled "United States", holding a balance scale labeled "Constitutional Amendment" on which rests a large sword labeled "Centralized Government". Title from item... more

Justice versus prejudice / Keppler.

Justice versus prejudice / Keppler.

Illustration shows President Theodore Roosevelt, standing with right hand on the left shoulder of an African American man, standing to the left, and his left hand on a paper labeled "15th Amendment"; behind the... more

116 Women with the ballot; New York State Woman Suffrage Association election of officers

116 Women with the ballot; New York State Woman Suffrage Association e...

Detailed report of New York State Woman Suffrage Association election proceedings; objections to Harriet May Mills; photomechanical prints of Harriet May Mills and Ida Craft

Mrs. May Wright Sewall, late Pres. International Council of Women

Mrs. May Wright Sewall, late Pres. International Council of Women

Title and information transcribed from item. Summary: Formal portrait, head and chest, May Eliza Wright Sewall, facing forward, wearing lace collar and ruffled dress.

Miss Julia Marlowe of New York, the well known actress, is one of the prominent members of the Advisory Council of the Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage.

Miss Julia Marlowe of New York, the well known actress, is one of the ...

Title transcribed from item. Summary: Head-and-shoulders portrait of actress Julia Marlowe, hair loose, facing camera. Research indicates uncropped version of this photograph was published as a postcard by the ... more

Miss Helen Kellar [Keller] of Massachusetts is one of the prominent members of the Advisory Council of the Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage.  Miss Kellar [Keller] is known to all Americans for her marvelous intellectual and educational accomplishments, in spite of the handicap imposed upon her by her deafness and blindness.  Not so well known however is her strong espousal of the suffrage cause and the sincere support which she has given to the work of the Congressional Union for Women Suffrage.

Miss Helen Kellar [Keller] of Massachusetts is one of the prominent me...

Title and information transcribed from item. Summary: Head-and-shoulder portrait of Helen Keller, facing right. Published in Official Program Woman Suffrage Procession, Washington, D.C., March 13, 1913, Nationa... more

Susan B. Anthony with seven other women

Susan B. Anthony with seven other women

Susan Brownell Anthony, (February 15, 1820 - March 13, 1906) was a prominent a prominent American suffragist leader who, along with Elizabeth Cady Stanton, led the effort to secure Women's suffrage in the Unite... more

Women's suffrage agitation

Women's suffrage agitation

Editorial suggests that adoption of British militant tactics will split the American suffrage movement; suffragists need to win over majority of women

Women Name Same List of Officers; 39th annual New York State Woman Suffrage Association Convention

Women Name Same List of Officers; 39th annual New York State Woman Suf...

Summarizes committee reports of Oct 16 on young people's clubs, Mrs. Charles H. Congdon, and legislative work, Mary Craigie and Anne Fitzhugh Miller NB Continues on next page ,summarizing Oct. 16 evening speech... more

Miss Rose Schneiderman, New York, Vice-President of the Women's Trade Union of N.Y.C.

Miss Rose Schneiderman, New York, Vice-President of the Women's Trade ...

Title and information transcribed from item. Summary: Formal portrait, head and chest, Rose Schneiderman, facing forward, wearing high-collared dress or blouse with large bow at neck. Verso: "Please return to E... more

Women Name Same List of Officers; 39th annual New York State Woman Suffrage Association Convention; page 2

Women Name Same List of Officers; 39th annual New York State Woman Suf...

Summarizes committee reports of Oct 16 on young people's clubs, Mrs. Charles H. Congdon, and legislative work, Mary Craigie and Anne Fitzhugh Miller NB Continues on next page ,summarizing Oct. 16 evening speech... more

Emmeline Pankhurst, 1907-1912.

Emmeline Pankhurst, 1907-1912.

7JCC/O/01/017Postcard, printed, monochrome photographic studio portrait of Emmeline Pankhurst, seated, head and shoulders, front-profile, oval, white border, black text, printed inscription front: 'Mrs Pankhurs... more

A male suffragist ejected from a public meeting, c.1907-1914.

A male suffragist ejected from a public meeting, c.1907-1914.

7JCC/O/02/068.Photograph, printed, paper, monochrome, a group of men on a staircase in the process of removing a male protestor; on reverse printed caption 'Wild Scenes at the City Temple: A determined suffragi... more

Women Suffrage Discussed

Women Suffrage Discussed

Elizabeth Smith Miller, at 85, one of the oldest suffragists spoke at the hearings for equal tax suffrage in third class cities; Lists suffragists and anti-suffragists attending hearings on constitutional suffr... more

Mrs. Catherine Waugh McCulloch, Justice of the Peace of Evanston, Ill.

Mrs. Catherine Waugh McCulloch, Justice of the Peace of Evanston, Ill.

Title transcribed from item. Summary: Head and shoulders portrait of Judge Catharine Gouger Waugh McCulloch, facing camera, in high lace collar. Judge and attorney Catherine McCulloch chaired the Legislative Co... more

Emmeline Pankhurst and supporters at Elgin, c.1907.

Emmeline Pankhurst and supporters at Elgin, c.1907.

7JCC/O/02/075.Photograph, printed, paper, monochrome, Emmeline Pankhurst seated in a group of women on steps outside a house. The photograph is a modern reproduction of TWL.2009.02.131a, in which a number of th... more

Emmeline and Christabel Pankhurst in mock prison garb, 1908.

Emmeline and Christabel Pankhurst in mock prison garb, 1908.

7JCC/O/02/070.Photograph, printed, paper, monochrome, Emmeline and Christabel Pankhurst standing arm in arm, dressed in mock prison garb; manuscript inscription on reverse 'Mrs and Miss Pankhurst. Return this o... more

Emmeline Pethick Lawrence, 1908.

Emmeline Pethick Lawrence, 1908.

7JCC/O/01/032Postcard, printed, monochrome photographic portrait of Emmeline Pethick Lawrence, seated at a desk, pen in right hand, front-profile, white border, black text, printed inscription front: 'VOTES FOR... more

Emmeline Pankhurst and Elizabeth Wolstenholme Elmy, 1908.

Emmeline Pankhurst and Elizabeth Wolstenholme Elmy, 1908.

7JCC/O/02/019.Photograph, printed, paper, monochrome, Emmeline Pankhurst and Elizabeth Wolstenholme Elmy standing in front of a large fabric banner ('MRS PANKHURST FOUND.. Champion of Womanhood FAMED FAR FOR DE... more

Flora Drummond outside Bow Street, c.1908.

Flora Drummond outside Bow Street, c.1908.

7JCC/O/02/063.Photograph, printed, paper, monochrome, Flora Drummond carrying a travel rug waiting outside court with others; printed inscription on reverse 'General Press Photo Company, 32 Bream's Buildings, C... more

David Lloyd George in the witness box, 1908.

David Lloyd George in the witness box, 1908.

7JCC/O/02/056.Photograph, printed, paper, monochrome, David Lloyd George in the witness box at Bow Street Magistrates' Court; manuscript inscription on reverse 'Mr Lloyd George in witness box in Bow Street Oct.... more

Christabel Pankhurst, Flora Drummond and Emmeline Pankhurst in court, 1908.

Christabel Pankhurst, Flora Drummond and Emmeline Pankhurst in court, ...

7JCC/O/02/061.Photograph, printed, paper, monochrome, Christabel Pankhurst, Flora Drummond and Emmeline Pankhurst in the dock at Bow Street; manuscript inscriptions on reverse 'No. 17. Mrs/Miss Pankhurst in the... more

Edith New and Mary Leigh's carriage being pulled from Holloway to Queen's Hall, 1908.

Edith New and Mary Leigh's carriage being pulled from Holloway to Quee...

7JCC/O/02/045.Photograph, printed, paper, monochrome, three lines of women in pulling the carriage bearing Edith New and Mary Leigh, stuck on to paper; manuscript inscriptions round image 'The released prisoner... more

Emmeline Pankhurst and Emmeline Pethick Lawrence leaving court, c.1908-1912.

Emmeline Pankhurst and Emmeline Pethick Lawrence leaving court, c.1908...

7JCC/O/02/053.Photograph, printed, paper, monochrome, Emmeline Pankhurst and Emmeline Pethick Lawrence being greeted by crowds outside Bow Street court; manuscript inscription on reverse 'Released suffragettes ... more

Herbert Gladstone in the witness box, 1908.

Herbert Gladstone in the witness box, 1908.

7JCC/O/02/057.Photograph, printed, paper, monochrome, Herbert Gladstone in the witness box at Bow Street Magistrates' Court; manuscript inscription on reverse 'Herbert Gladstone at Bow Street in Witness Box Oct... more

Emmeline Pethick Lawrence, c.1908.

Emmeline Pethick Lawrence, c.1908.

7JCC/O/01/036Postcard, printed, monochrome photographic studio portrait of Emmeline Pethick Lawrence, standing, side-profile, wearing embroidered dress and jacket, white border, black text, printed inscription ... more

"Bryan's my man--Who's yours?" / Keller.

"Bryan's my man--Who's yours?" / Keller.

Postcard showing a portrait of a woman of status with a caption saying, "Bryan's my man-Who's yours?", suggesting her support for William Jennings Bryan during his third bid for president in 1908 in which he us... more

Edith New and Mary Leigh arrive at Queen's Hall, 1908.

Edith New and Mary Leigh arrive at Queen's Hall, 1908.

7JCC/O/02/044a.Photograph, printed, paper, monochrome, Edith New and Mary Leigh each carrying a bunch of flowers, stepping down from a Women's Social & Political Union (WSPU) carriage outside the Queen's Hall; ... more

All Ready for the Celebration and Women Suffrage Convention

All Ready for the Celebration and Women Suffrage Convention

Notices of program for Ontario County Woman Suffrage Association Convention, Clifton Springs, May 25, and 60th anniversary of First Woman's Rights Convention, Seneca Falls, May 27, Harriot Stanton Blatch, Mary ... more

Women's Suffrage Gains Point. House Judiciary Committee agrees to submit adverse report of suffrage amendment to full House

Women's Suffrage Gains Point. House Judiciary Committee agrees to subm...

House Chairman Jenkins opposed to suffrage amendment as a limit to states rights. NB: include ribbon here, as nothing specific known about it.

Inspector Jarvis watching Clement's Inn, 1908.

Inspector Jarvis watching Clement's Inn, 1908.

7JCC/O/02/049.Photograph, printed, paper, monochrome, a policeman standing in the street, manuscript inscription bottom right corner of image: 'Oct 1908'; manuscript inscription on reverse 'Inspector Jarvis wat... more

Christabel Pankhurst, Flora Drummond and Emmeline Pankhurst in court, 1908.

Christabel Pankhurst, Flora Drummond and Emmeline Pankhurst in court, ...

7JCC/O/02/060.Photograph, printed, paper, monochrome, Christabel Pankhurst, Flora Drummond and Emmeline Pankhurst seated in the dock in a crowded courtroom; manuscript inscriptions on reverse '1908 Bow St. For ... more

Women's Suffrage Bill in Wisconsin

Women's Suffrage Bill in Wisconsin

Woman suffrage bill passed unanimously in the Wisconsin Senate on March 31, but was defeated in the Assembly April 28. Iowa Senate also defeated woman suffrage bill.

Evelina Haverfield and Emmeline Pankhurst in court, c.1909.

Evelina Haverfield and Emmeline Pankhurst in court, c.1909.

7JCC/O/02/059.Photograph, printed, paper, monochrome, general view of a crowded courtroom with Evelina Haverfield and Emmeline Pankhurst seated in the dock at Bow Street Magistrates' Court; manuscript inscripti... more

Annie Kenney, Constance Lytton and Emmeline Pethick Lawrence, 1909.

Annie Kenney, Constance Lytton and Emmeline Pethick Lawrence, 1909.

7JCC/O/02/079Photograph, printed, paper, monochrome, mounted on card, Emmeline Pethick Lawrence planting a tree, watched by Annie Kenney and Constance Lytton; manuscript inscription on front 'L Blathwayt 23-4-0... more

Christabel Pankhurst, 1909.

Christabel Pankhurst, 1909.

7JCC/O/02/108b.Photograph, printed, paper, monochrome, Christabel Pankhurst holding a Women's Social & Political Union (WSPU) flag and waving from the window of a house; printed inscription on reverse 'Illustra... more

Views on Woman Suffrage by Well-known men and women: George Harvey

Views on Woman Suffrage by Well-known men and women: George Harvey

These clippings of eight prominent New York men and women's views on woman suffrage may have been published in a single Sunday Times issue or a series of issues. Here each individual's comments is presented in ... more

'Human Letters', 23 Feb 1909.

'Human Letters', 23 Feb 1909.

7JCC/O/02/008.Photograph, printed, paper, monochrome, suffragettes Daisy Solomon and Elspeth McClellan with a post boy, police and an official outside no.10 Downing Street, attempting to get themselves delivere... more

Suffrage Gains Pair of Noted Women Converts

Suffrage Gains Pair of Noted Women Converts

Mrs. Walston H. Brown, daughter of Robert Ingersoll, hosts suffrage luncheon that recruits Mrs. Samuel Untermyer and actress Julia Marlowe to suffrage cause

[Alice Paul and Mrs. Lawrence Lewis holding a conference, Pauline Floyd, sec., at 14 Jackson Place]

[Alice Paul and Mrs. Lawrence Lewis holding a conference, Pauline Floy...

Title from another copy of the photo in the National Woman's Party Records, Box I:155, Folder: Paul, Alice. National Photo Company Collection.

Church League for Women's Suffrage procession, c.1909-1914.

Church League for Women's Suffrage procession, c.1909-1914.

7JCC/O/02/011Photograph, printed, paper, monochrome, view looking down the Embankment at a procession of members of the Church League for Women's Suffrage(CLWS), a male band and a large banner in front, groups ... more

Evelina Haverfield and Emmeline Pankhurst in court, c.1909.

Evelina Haverfield and Emmeline Pankhurst in court, c.1909.

7JCC/O/02/058.Photograph, printed, paper, monochrome, Evelina Haverfield and Emmeline Pankhurst seated in the dock at Bow Street Magistrates' Court; printed inscription on reverse 'Illustrations Bureau, 12 Whit... more

Polly's chance to get some nice crackers / K.

Polly's chance to get some nice crackers / K.

Illustration shows a well-dressed man labeled "Plutocracy", wearing a top hat, holding a parrot labeled "State Legislature" on his right hand, trying to get it to repeat a phrase after him, "We don't want an In... more

Mrs. E. St. Clair Thompson, N. Carolina St. Chrmn.

Mrs. E. St. Clair Thompson, N. Carolina St. Chrmn.

Title and information transcribed from item. Summary: Formal portrait, half-length, Ella St. Clair Thompson, seated, facing left with head turned toward camera, wearing hat with embroidered appliqué and coat. T... more

Mrs. Francis Hemingway.

Mrs. Francis Hemingway.

Title transcribed from image. Summary: Formal portrait, half-length, Mrs. Francis Hemingway, standing with left arm resting on [back of chair], facing front with head and eyes turned slightly to the left, weari... more