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A joint resolution was adopted by the legislature of Nebraska in February, 1881, proposing an amendment to the constitution of the state, so as to drop the word “male” out of the suffrage qualifications, thereby conferring upon the women of Nebraska…

Published in Emmetsburg, Iowa, and dedicated to the Political Equality Club in the same city. The Political Equality Clubs were spread around the country by Susan B. Anthony as a way to educate both men and women about women’s rights issues.

Written by Jerome H. Remick. Anti-suffragettes often believed that women were unable to vote in a respectful manner. “She’s Good Enough” responds with the opinion that men gave women the chore of raising their children.

Theatre began to represent suffrage with shows like “The Suffragettes: A Musical Comedy” with the libretto by Harriet D. Castle and music by Ira B. Wilson. When writing, Castle used the extremes of both the anti-suffragists and suffragists to portray…

The song mocks the suffrage movement as well as the Italian immigrants. In the song, the wife has learned about the suffrage movement and she is now a supporter, in which the husband now is subject to her domination. He gives her all of his money…

Published by The World, January 23, 1910, "As sung in Charles Dillingham's Musical Comedy Success 'The Old Town'... Now appearing at the Globe Theatre 46th St. and Broadway..."
“Tho’ once a little household pet, I’m now a fighting suffragette. “

Written by W.G Fortney in San Francisco by the Macdonald Music Co., displays suffragists troubled with the fact that other races could vote, and women could not. The song targets other races in the second verse stating, “Is it right for the Negro,…

Introduced by Helen Knowles. J.J. Gallagher and B.A. Koellhoffer portray women in marches and throwing bricks on its cover. The story is told from an English immigrant viewpoint, where he was attacked in Hyde Park by suffragists who thought he was a…

Dedicated to the women’s anti-suffrage associations. Published by the Women’s Anti-Suffrage Association in Boston, MA. In opposition to the suffragists, the association used red and pink as their official colors and the rose as their official flower.…

Published by the New York State Women’s Suffrage Association. On the cover, a women’s march is depicted with the famous Flat Iron Building in the background. In the songbook, there is sheet music for the piano. This work was most likely sold as a…
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