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Anti-suffrage poster from the 1912 referendum

Danger! Women's Suffrage would double the irresponsible vote!


Strange as it now seems, many people opposed women's right to vote. As late as 1912, it was defeated in a public referendum by a two-to-one margin. This poster printed in Watertown during that referendum claimed it was "a menace to the home, men's employment and all business."

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Related Topics: The Progressive Era
The Woman's Suffrage Movement
Creator: anonymous
Pub Data: Watertown, Wisconsin: Progress Publishing Company, [1912?]
Citation: "Danger! Women's Suffrage would double the irresponsible vote!" Watertown, Wisconsin: Progress Publishing Company, [1912?]. Online facsimile at:  http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/turningpoints/search.asp?id=1087; Visited on: 4/17/2014
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