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Document about primary suffrage bill
Document in support of a partial suffrage bill to allow women to vote in the Texas Primary elections as part of a war measure. The document explains that a similar war measure was passed in Arkansas in...
Tex. Primary Suffrage law
An article describing the Texas Primary Suffrage biill and the voter qualifications being extended to Texas women.
A letter from Lena Ledbetter regarding the upcoming visit by Minnie Fisher Cunningham as part of the lecture tours in favor of equal suffrage. Attached are also the letters arranging the tour and Lena's...
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...
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...
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...
Article about suffrage leaders' trip to Austin
Article about Mrs. Hortense Ward and Minnie Fisher Cunningham's trip to Austin during a special session of the legislature. Their efforts will concentrate on an amendment prepared by Judge Ocie Speer granting...
Letter to Mrs. Minnie Fisher Cunningham
Letter from Ed Westbrook to Minnie Fisher Cunningham thanking her for her activities in the recent campaign for the Equal Suffrage Amendment. Mr. Westbrook expresses the belief that the bill allowing women...
Letter to suffragists
This letter congratulates suffragists for the passage of the Primary Suffrage Bill.
Newspaper clipping about primary suffrage
Newspaper editorial in support of Women's suffrage in Texas primaries. The article argues that it is supported by a majority in both houses of the legislature, and that if the governor were not actively...
Letter to Mrs. H.P. Corbin
Letter explains that while Mr. Turell personally supports women's suffrage, the Good Government League strongly supports Prohibition as its primary plank, and is not interested in divisive issues such...
Letter to Mrs. Minnie Fisher Cunningham from Hall Greer
This letter suggests that women participate in the upcoming Democratic primary and attempt to have women or men friendly to the cause elected as delagtes. It also targets Senator Parr as an enemy to the...
Documents about discussion of womens' suffrage amendment
Two documents originated from Austin, Texas that discuss the Amendment to give women the vote in State Primary elections.
Document about womens' suffrage movement in Texas
The document originated from Austin, Texas. Document tells of the conversion of Senator O.S. Lattimore of Fort Worth. He had been a strong opponent of women's suffrage but he changed his mind after the...
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...
Letter to Mrs. Catt
Typed letter from Mrs. Cunningham to President Catt asking for immediate advice on working to get the suffrage bill passed. As the Texas government was in turmoil, it was suggested that this would be the...
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