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If women get the vote, men would have to take care of the children. (le gasp!) Anti-women's suffrage cartoon.

The War on Suffrage

"What is a Suffragette without a suffering household" - United States Anti-Suffrage Poster

C1910 Bamforth 1240 Suffrage Suffragette Post Card Henpecked Husband | eBay

The inadvertent insight offered by anti suffrage material? They acknowledge that the lives of many women could be equated with slavery or indentured labor. Vintage Anti-Suffrage Postcards (click thru for analysis)

Suffragist & reformer Inez Milholland Boissevain was born #OTD in 1886!

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Lawyer Inez Milholland, in white, rode astride a white horse, one of four mounted heralds leading the 1913 Washington suffrage parade.

"What is a Suffragette without a suffering household" - United States Anti-Suffrage Poster

Vintage Anti-Suffrage Posters Show Why Men Were Scared To Give Women The Vote

"What is a Suffragette without a suffering household" - U. anti-suffrage poster (subtle too)

Woman Protester; Woman Suffrage. Suffragettes With Banners. It was made in 1918 by Harris & Ewing.

Woman Protester/ Here we present a beautiful photo of Woman Protester; Suffragettes With Banners. It was made in 1918 by Harris & Ewing. The illustration illustrates United States.

The (completely idiotic) idea that women getting rights automatically equals men having rights taken away is also nothing new.

Suffragette Series 11 Postcard Man Doing The Laundry Unused D W

“It is the nation’s time”: How women won the vote

“It is the nation’s time”: How women won the vote

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A popular anti-suffrage argument claimed that entering the supposedly masculine world of politics would take away from women’s femininity. This postcard directly refutes that argument by giving exa…

Cabinet photo of Lucy Stone, who was one of the first American women to retain her name after her marriage.  She helped form the American Woman Suffrage Association in 1869.

Cabinet photo of Lucy Stone, who was one of the first American women to retain her name after her marriage. She helped form the American Woman Suffrage Association in Her grandfather's old homestead is in Worcester, MA.

The election of 1912 marked the take-off point for two progressive movements -- that for woman suffrage and that of women into politics. Both movements had roots deep in the nineteenth century, both got a boost from the Populist Movement in the 1890s and both saw a decline in public interest in the early 1900s.

"The Rise of Political Woman in the Election of by Jo Freeman From her 2008 book, *We Will Be Heard: Women's Struggles for Political Power in the United States.

"At Last", cover on 'The Suffragist', Saturday, June 21, 1919. In September 1918 President Wilson endorsed the amendment granting women the right to vote. It took nine months from Wilson's endorsement until Congress passed the amendment in June 1919.

Reform Movements "At Last", cover on 'The Suffragist', Saturday, June In September 1918 President Wilson endorsed the amendment granting women the right to vote. It took nine months from Wilson's endorsement until Congress passed the amendment in June

Who Was the First American Woman to Vote?: Women voting in Wyoming Territory, 1888

Who Was the First American Woman to Vote?

Who Was the First American Woman to Vote?: Women voting in Wyoming Territory, 1888