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The education of Alice Paul

Why did Alice Paul earn so many college degrees? No one really knows the definitive answer to that question. Paul turned out to be quite good about concealing her motivations, usually arguing that whatever she was doing wasn’t about her and she wasn’t very important. Still, the question must be asked, and there are answers […]

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Timeless words from the Suffrage Movement

Postcards are few and far between these days, but the message on this postcard from the 1900’s speaks a sentiment that echoes throughout history and remains relevant today. Let us carry these words on to future generations!

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Household Hints: How Far Have We Come in 100 Years?

Despite 100 years between the printing of this pamphlet and today, the sentiments expressed here are still shared by many, both nationally and internationally. The discussion on suffrage remains relevant.

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Josephine Pearson: accomplished and antisuffrage

Josephine Pearson, the leader of the antisuffragists in Nashville in the summer of 1920, was an education and accomplished woman who has been largely ignored in favor of the winners of the battle.

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Should women have the right to vote?

One hundred years ago, reasonable people — both men and women — disagreed on these and other questions that today we would consider absurd and ludicrous. And therein lies a problem — a problem we constantly have with our history.

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