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September 27, 1918
Cunnigham, Minnie Fish...
Ward, Hortense Sparks ...
Critchett, Belle C.
Boyd, Mary Sumner
Brackenridge, M. Elean...
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Woman's Right to Vote Was Declared Unconstitional
Article about constitutionality of women's right to vote in Texas. Judge Voll M. Taylor ruled that the woman vote could not be counted in an election for the 36th disctrict court judge, and ordered a canvas...
Suffrage Law Held Unconstitutional by 79th District Judge
Article about constitutionality of women's right to vote in Texas. Judge Voll M. Taylor in the 79th District Court ruled that the woman vote could not be counted and ordered a canvass of the male vote....
Campaign information about women's voting rights in Texas
Pamphlet explaining how, when and where women can vote in the July, 1918 Democratic primary election. The pamphlet also recounts how Texas Governor James E. Ferguson led the group at the Democratic National...
Why women want to vote
Why women want to vote lists different types of women and why they need to vote.
Shall the Women's Vote be Thrown Out?
Article about protection of women's voting rights. Article mentions that the case Chambliss Vs. Childers turns on the constitutionality of the right of women to vote in the primary. The article characterises...
Governor Signs Bill Giving Woman Vote in Primaries
Article about signing of bill giving women right to vote in primaries. Governor William Hobby signed the bill in his private office and was witnessed by Mrs. Minnie Fisher Cunningham, Mrs. D.H. Doom, Mrs....
Texas Soldiers Are Disfranchised; Why not Enfranchise their Mothers?
Article about women's suffrage in Texas. The article recounts how Arkansas has already granted women the partial vote at primary elections. It also mentions that President Woodrow Wilson and the Democratic...
Article about women's suffrage
Article points out that German citizens in Texas are allowed to vote in the July 1918 primaries, but women are still denied the vote. The article insists that the equal suffrage be passed as a war measure....
Letter to Mrs. Minnie Fisher Cunningham
Letter to Mrs. Minnie Fisher Cunningham from Carrie Chapman Catt discussing the possible bid for reelection for Governor Hobby. She also mentions that Canada has given the vote to mothers, daughters, sisters...
Letter to President Woodrow Wilson
This is a typewritten letter from Elizabeth H. Potter to the President of the United States Woodrow Wilson in which Elizabeth H. Potter requests President Wilson's help and support to pass a statute giving...
Speaking of the Presidential Election in 1920
This is a rhetorical handout meant to help remind voters about the Federal Suffrage Amendment as the 1920 Presidential election approaches. In the handout are several statistics of interest regarding women's...
A propaganda poster in favor of women's suffrage urging voters to vote yes for Women's suffrage on the upcoming May 24, 1919 vote.
Women demand the vote now as a war measure
An article extolling women to insist on being offered suffrage, and supporting the idea that American democracy requires that women vote.
Hortense Ward Letter
Circular letter from Harris County Equal Suffrage Association regarding the distribution of fliers and the importance to spread the word about the vote for equal suffrage and prohibition.
"I'll get that vote yet" postcard
A postcard used as propoganda in favor of women's suffrage. The inscription on the back reads "Does this remind you of Marian." It was sent to Minnie Fisher Cunningham.
Letter from Edna Annette Beveridge to Minnie Fisher Cunningham
A handwritten letter to Minnie Fisher Cunningham regarding the soldier vote.
A letter regarding the failed prohibition vote and updating Mrs. League on the suffrage activities in El Paso. The letter also references Mrs. Cunningham's attempt at resigning from the presidency of the...
A letter of regret regarding failed results for women's suffrage and expressing M. Brackenridge's frustration with setbacks in the effort to gain the vote for women.
President Texas Equal Suffrage Association Spoke in Smithville
Article about city hall meeting in Bastrop County concerning women's right to vote.
Call Issued to Halt Action on Woman Suffrage.
Article arguing against women's right to vote in Texas. The article argues that Texans voted down women's suffrage at the ballots and that Texas is not willing for other suffrage states to force women...
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