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Ada James and Supporters of the Woman Suffrage Movement

Date: 1911
Description: Ada James (center) with supporters of the Suffrage movement. Campaign for Woman Suffrage in Wisconsin, ca. 1911-1912.
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Tally Sheet for the Assembly Vote (or) Vote Record of Suffrage Bill

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Description: Tally sheet for the Assembly vote on David James's suffrage referendum bill. Photograph of the voting record of the Wisconsin Assembly on the measure to...
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Up the Wolf River for Votes for Women

Date: 1912
Description: Suffragists sitting aboard the Mary E. at dockside on the Wolf River. The boat sports a banner reading: "Votes for Women."
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Mrs. Katherine McCullough Speaking in Sister Bay

Date: June 27 1912
Description: Suffragist Mrs. Katherine McCullough speaking to a gathering in front of the store and post office run by Mrs. W. Bunda in Sister Bay.
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Ada Lois James with Rifle

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Description: Ada [& friend] Charlie. Ada is pretending to shoot an apple from the head of her friend Charlie, who is posing kneeling with his arms folded. There is a pa...
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Dr. Anna Howard Shaw

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Description: Dr. Anna Howard Shaw (1847-1919) turning the crank of her car. Dr. Shaw was an ordained Methodist minister, physician, temperance lecturer, woman's suffrag...
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David G. James with Suffragists

Date: June 13 1919
Description: Former Wisconsin State Senator David G. James, Republican from Richland Center (1908-1912) and the father of suffragist Ada James. The photograph was likel...
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Harriett Grimm

Date: 1912
Description: Harriet Grimm speaking from a vehicle bearing a banner that reads, "votes for women." She is stopped in front of T.G. Mandt's wagon shop.
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Ada James with Others

Date: 1900
Description: Informal studio portrait of Ada James holding a gun, and her father, David G. James in a hat, with four other people dressed in pioneer-type costumes. A wo...
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David G. James

Date: 1865
Description: Studio portrait of David G. James holding a large, over the shoulder horn, and a hat.
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Milwaukee Women's Suffrage Office

Date: June 1912
Description: Two women seated at desks with typewriters in an office. A calendar on the wall indicates it is June 1912. Another poster advertises speakers in support of...
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Laura B. James

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Description: Vignetted quarter-length studio portrait of Laura James, in profile. She is the mother of Ada James.
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Young Laura James

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Description: Waist-up portrait of Laura B. James at the time of her marriage.
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Maud McCreery

Date: 1912
Description: Maud McCreery speaking from the back seat of a car during a Women's Suffrage in Wisconsin Campaign. Mrs. McCreery was a women's suffrage activist who worke...

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