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Espérons que ce ballon d'essai ne deviendra pas un ballon captif / A. Danjay.

Espérons que ce ballon d'essai ne deviendra pas un ballon captif / A. ...

Cartoon shows a hot air balloon labeled "Suffrage Universel" with wings floating above the Pyrenees and headed toward a sign labeled "Espagne". Title from item. Illus. from: Actualités, no. 248. Tissandier collection.

Pardon. Franchise Columbia. -- "Shall I trust these men, and not his man?" / / Th. Nast.

Pardon. Franchise Columbia. -- "Shall I trust these men, and not his m...

Centerfold prints show Columbia considering why she should pardon Confederate troops who are begging for forgiveness when an African American Union soldier with an amputated leg does not have the right to vote.

Franchise. And not this man? / Th. Nast.

Franchise. And not this man? / Th. Nast.

Columbia speaking, with hand on shoulder of Civil War soldier, who lost a leg in the war. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1865 Aug. 5, p. 489.

"The first vote" / AW ; drawn by A.R. Waud.

"The first vote" / AW ; drawn by A.R. Waud.

Illustration shows a queue of African American men, the first, dressed as a laborer, casting his vote, the second is dressed as a businessman, the third is wearing a Union army uniform, and the fourth appears t... more

The good time coming / Thos. Hogan.

The good time coming / Thos. Hogan.

People looking at angel and words in sky "peace, union, fraternity, impartial suffrage, universal education, Grant and Colfax," over U.S. Capitol dome.

The modern Cornelia, a veritable rum 'un

The modern Cornelia, a veritable rum 'un

Woman labeled "universal suffrage" seated on ballot box, African American man labeled "Negro suffrage", and woman labeled "female suffrage" holding club labeled "sorosis." Illus. in: Frank Leslie's Illustrated ... more

Uncle Sam's Thanksgiving dinner / Th. Nast.

Uncle Sam's Thanksgiving dinner / Th. Nast.

Uncle Sam carving turkey at large table surrounded by men, women and children of different races; centerpiece is labeled "self-government/universal suffrage". Wood engraving by Thomas Nast. Illus. in: Harper's ... more

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.

[Woman suffrage]

[Woman suffrage]

Sorosis 1869. "...the Territory of Wyo. granted unrestricted suffrage for women." Wood engraving after Ch. G. Bush. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1869 May 15. Courtesy Mariners Museum, Newport News, Va. This reco... more

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

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

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

"Freedom of suffrage to the blacks means freedom of suffrage to the whites." - Evarts Solid South. "Hurry up, dough-face, and shut up your side. Mine is solid" Th. Nast

"Freedom of suffrage to the blacks means freedom of suffrage to the wh...

Illustration shows the Temple of Liberty boarded up by Southern states to disenfranchise black voters while inviting the North, represented by New York's Tammany Hall, to do the same in spite of Secretary of St... more

The factors of the Greenback-Labor-Socialist-Woman-Suffrage Party [caricature of 4 men dancing, each holding banner of their party of the party]

The factors of the Greenback-Labor-Socialist-Woman-Suffrage Party [car...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 50 (1880 July 3), p. 312.

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

Now let the show go on! / F. Opper.

Now let the show go on! / F. Opper.

Illustration shows a woman labeled "Mrs. Lockwood", holding papers that state "Nomination for Pres. Womens' Rights Party", bursting through an opening in the floor of a stage to appear next to a clown labeled "... more

Female suffrage in Kansas - fashionable ladies of Leavenworth soliciting votes at the polls, April 5th

Female suffrage in Kansas - fashionable ladies of Leavenworth soliciti...

Wood engraving after sketch by J. Gibson. Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 64 (1887 April 16), p. 133.

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.

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

Delegate National American Woman Suffrage Association 31st Annual Convention

Delegate National American Woman Suffrage Association 31st Annual Conv...

Anne Fitzhugh Miller was a delegate to National American Woman Suffrage Association Convention

New York State Woman Suffrage Association 31st Annual Convention, Dunkirk

New York State Woman Suffrage Association 31st Annual Convention, Dunk...

Anne Fitzhugh Miller was a delegate to New York State Woman Suffrage Convention in Dunkirk

Unconcerned

Unconcerned

Caricature of women's suffrage showing women lounging in Woman's Ultra Country Club. Color lithograph copyrighted by Keppler & Schwarzmann. Illus. in: Puck, 1899 Jan. 11, p. 16. This record contains unverified,... more

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

Rose Cumming, Mrs. Edith Griffith

Rose Cumming, Mrs. Edith Griffith

Photograph shows Rose Cumming and Edith Griffith wearing banners reading "Woman Suffrage Party".

Alice Paul
Ella Hawley Crossett speaks to Geneva Political Equality Club

Ella Hawley Crossett speaks to Geneva Political Equality Club

Clippings cover Ella Hawley Crossett's remarks on history of New York State Woman Suffrage Association, need to organize county clubs, and higher education of women in England and Germany; cameo image of Crossett

Woman Suffrage Movement Growing Stronger Each Year

Woman Suffrage Movement Growing Stronger Each Year

Lewis responds to anti-suffragists, noting support of National Grande and American Federation of Labor and interest among working women; see also 3:139 Clipping above, probably from 1900, notes lack of support ... more

New York State Woman Suffrage Association 35th Annual Convention, Hornellsville, New York

New York State Woman Suffrage Association 35th Annual Convention, Horn...

Convention delegate ribbon and pin. Anne Fitzhugh Miller was delegate as President of Ontario County Political Equality Club

Kate M. Gordon, Corresponding Secretary, National American Woman Suffrage Association

Kate M. Gordon, Corresponding Secretary, National American Woman Suffr...

Print affixed to envelope containing clippings: "Addresses at New Orleans."

The lid is off again / Ehrhart.

The lid is off again / Ehrhart.

Illustration shows a devil taking the lid off a box labeled "Society" allowing fumes to escape which show the liberation of women, such as being granted divorces, horseback riding, driving automobiles, gambling... more

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.

[Suffrage parade, New York City(?)]

[Suffrage parade, New York City(?)]

George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).

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

Anne Fitzhugh Miller Delegate Ribbon, Baltimore, 1906 and photo mechanical print

Anne Fitzhugh Miller Delegate Ribbon, Baltimore, 1906 and photo mechan...

Anne Fitzhugh Miller was a delegate to the 1906 Baltimore National American Woman Suffrage Association Convention

New York State Woman Suffrage Association Convention, Syracuse, New York, Ribbon with Button

New York State Woman Suffrage Association Convention, Syracuse, New Yo...

Anne Fitzhugh Miller was a delegate to New York Woman's Suffrage Association Syracuse Convention. Button image: Susan B. Anthony

The political uncle tommers / Kep.

The political uncle tommers / Kep.

Illustration shows Benjamin R. Tillman as "Simon Legree", whipping a black man labeled "Negro Voter". Title from item. Caption: Simon Legree Tillman Don't I own you, body and soul, you black dog? / Uncle Tom ... 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

English Women Suffragists Parade with Sandwich Boards to Aid "Cause"

English Women Suffragists Parade with Sandwich Boards to Aid "Cause"

Women's Freedom League, which split from Women's Social and Political Union in October 1907, protest at London police courts against man-made laws. Date based on sandwich board signs announcing suffrage meeting... more

"I tell you Woman's Suffrage would strengthen the solar plexus of the world"

"I tell you Woman's Suffrage would strengthen the solar plexus of the ...

Man and woman in bed, with the woman talking to the man, who is holding his head over a bedpan. H88334 U.S. Copyright Office Stereo copyrighted by B.W. Kilburn. This record contains unverified, old data from ca... more

"O Save Us, Senators, From Ourselves!"

"O Save Us, Senators, From Ourselves!"

W. A. Rogers cartoon: Anti-suffragists presenting petition to New York Senators Thomas Grady and John Raines

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

Baroness Alexandra Gripenberg elected to Finnish Assembly

Baroness Alexandra Gripenberg elected to Finnish Assembly

Nineteen women elected to national legislature in Finland in March 1907.

[Mme. Jane Brigode, Belgian suffragist, half-length portrait, facing left]

[Mme. Jane Brigode, Belgian suffragist, half-length portrait, facing l...

George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).

Suffrage postcard

Suffrage postcard

Emily Ford sketch of working girl viewing posted sign "Factory Acts Regulation for Women" with caption "They have a cheek. I've never been asked."

The Ex-Prisoners Acknowledging the Greetings of Friends From Their Heather-Decorated Carriage

The Ex-Prisoners Acknowledging the Greetings of Friends From Their Hea...

WSPU suffrage demonstration from Holloway Jail to Queen's Hall.

"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

New York, N.Y.--Suffragettes on 23rd Street

New York, N.Y.--Suffragettes on 23rd Street

Suffragettes with large crowd of men. George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).

[Signe Bergman, President of the Swedish Society for Woman Suffrage, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right]

[Signe Bergman, President of the Swedish Society for Woman Suffrage, h...

George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). Reproduction of photograph.

Leaving the Gaol

Leaving the Gaol

Smiling women, one in white and one with "Votes for Women" sash marching down street.

Votes for Women, Hyde Park Demonstration, London, June 21, 1908, Souvenir program

Votes for Women, Hyde Park Demonstration, London, June 21, 1908, Souve...

Hyde Park Suffrage Demonstration Program includes map showing route of 7 processions and placement of 20 speaker's platforms, encircled by portraits of 20 women speakers and border of purple violets.

Votes for Women, Programme and souvenir, Hyde Park Demonstration, London,

Votes for Women, Programme and souvenir, Hyde Park Demonstration, Lond...

Hyde Park Suffrage Demonstration Program includes map showing route of 7 processions and placement of 20 speaker's platforms, encircled by portraits of 20 women speakers and list of 60 speakers; border of pink rosettes.

Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain) photomechanical print

Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain) photomechanical print

Caption: I would like to see the ballot in the hand of every woman.-Mark Twain.

Miss Sarah Anderson, a Washington suffragist who advocates equal smoking rights for men and women in public places, snaped [sic] as she "puffed" a cigarette at the Chevy Chase Club, Washington's most exclusive country club

Miss Sarah Anderson, a Washington suffragist who advocates equal smoki...

Photograph shows Sarah Anderson sitting in a rocking chair, lighting a cigarette. Title from item. Forms part of: National Photo Company Collection (Library of Congress).

Mureil Matters

Mureil Matters

Mureil Matters with megaphone in airship basket. She distributed Women's Freedom League suffrage handbills over London by airship in February 1909.

Woman Suffragists Hold Meetings at Newport Home of Mrs. O.H.P Belmont

Woman Suffragists Hold Meetings at Newport Home of Mrs. O.H.P Belmont

Suffrage lecture at Marble House, Newport, featuring Anna Howard Shaw and Julia Ward Howe, raised $1,500 for National American Woman Suffrage Association. Photomechanical prints of Julia Ward Howe and Alva Belmont

Suffragists At Rally in Home of Robert Ingersoll's Daughter, Mrs. Walston Brown

Suffragists At Rally in Home of Robert Ingersoll's Daughter, Mrs. Wals...

Photomechanical print of suffragists attending luncheon at Mrs. Walston H. Brown's Dobbs Ferry estate

Miss Anne Fitzhugh Miller and Elizabeth Smith Miller

Miss Anne Fitzhugh Miller and Elizabeth Smith Miller

photomechanical print of Anne Fitzhugh Miller and Elizabeth Smith Miller, who received tribute for their work at Ontario County Woman Suffrage Association Convention.

The Successful Start for Westminster

The Successful Start for Westminster

Photomechanical print shows "Votes for Women" airship floating above London. Mureil Matters distributed Women's Freedom League handbills over London by airship in February 1909.

English Women's Rights Upheld By an Able Champion, Emmeline Pankhurst

English Women's Rights Upheld By an Able Champion, Emmeline Pankhurst

Extracts from Anne Fitzhugh Miller's introduction to Emmeline Pankhurst; few men in fair-sized crowd; Pankhurst declares more violence done to women than by women. More sex discrimination than class discriminat... more

[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.

Suffragettes Pleading Their Cause in Albany

Suffragettes Pleading Their Cause in Albany

Photo by Brown Brothers, New York.

Woman Suffrage Gathering at Newport Marble House

Woman Suffrage Gathering at Newport Marble House

Suffragists attend lecture on grounds of Marble House, Newport home of Mrs. Alva Belmont.

Marble Palace at Newport. Lectures on Woman Suffrage, Marble House, August 24 and 28

Marble Palace at Newport. Lectures on Woman Suffrage, Marble House, Au...

Announcing lectures by Anna Howard Shaw and Charles Zueblin; Photomechanical prints of Anna Shaw, Mrs. Belmont and Marble House

Mrs. Emmeline Pankhurst in Toronto

Mrs. Emmeline Pankhurst in Toronto

Politicians and men as well as women attended Emmeline Pankhurst lecture at Massey Hall, where she noted that militant measures became necessary to get message to public because press ignored woman suffrage cause.

"'Votes for Women"

"'Votes for Women"

English suffrage play, "Votes for Women" by Elizabeth Robyns is being performed by Mary Shaw to benefit the suffrage organizations and the Actors' Society. Equality League of Self-Supporting Women to have first... more

Election Day!

Election Day!

J72583 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by E.W. Gustin.