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Theodora Youmans Holding Wisconsin Flag

Date: 1915
Description: Portrait of Theodora Youmans (Mrs. Henry), President of the Wisconsin Woman Suffrage Association, holding a Wisconsin flag and standing in front of a paint...
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Suffrage March

Date: March 03 1913
Description: Elevated view of a suffrage parade, with a large crowd looking on.
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Votes for Women

Date: July 04 1912
Description: Members of the Oshkosh Equal Suffrage League in their 4th of July float made up with a sail boat. Banners read "Votes for Women" and "We are Rudderless, We...
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Car Full of Suffragists

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Description: Members of the Political Equality League in an early Ford automobile draped with bunting reading "Votes for Women." In the front seat is Mrs. B.C. Gudden....
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Suffragists Picketing on Fifth Avenue

Date: 1920
Description: Protesters demonstrating for women's rights parade up and down Fifth Avenue. They had previously been arrested at the White House.
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Kansas Equal Suffrage

Date: 1912
Description: Postcard with a man and woman putting their vote into a ballot box, touting equal suffrage: "For a better government of the people, by the people, and for...
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Ada James

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Description: Quarter-length portrait of the leader of women's suffrage in Wisconsin, Ada James.
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Suffragists Wearing Bloomers

Date: 1903
Description: Ada James (kneeling, far right), of Richland Center, Wisconsin, with friends Mrs. Lucille Tappan Moreland of Kansas City, Missouri; Mrs. G.B. Longan, autho...
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Votes for Women

Date: 1910
Description: Postcard with a drawing of a well-dressed woman holding a pennant that reads "Votes for Women." Although no date is given, based on the postage price of 1...
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Reverend Olympia Brown Willis

Date: 1907
Description: Portrait of the Reverend Olympia Brown Willis, of Racine. She was the first president of the Wisconsin Woman Suffrage Association.
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Ada L. James

Date: 1911
Description: Portrait of Ada L. James, who was the first president of the Political Equality League, and a lifelong crusader for social justice causes.
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Carrie Chapman Catt

Date: 1911
Description: Three-quarter length portrait of Carrie Chapman Catt, a leader in the International Woman Suffrage Alliance.
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"Votes For Women" Badges

Date: 1913
Description: Several buttons are arranged in a circle, all with slogans, photographs, or symbols related to women's suffrage. Caption reads: Badge collection of Alice P...

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