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Mrs. Seymour polls large vote in Connecticut

1920 Connecticut statewide election results.

Connecticut Woman Suffrage Association ends long career: fifty-one years of activity now brought to close

courant cnwsa.pdf
Article written when the Connecticut Woman Suffrage Association disbanded, criticizing methods used during the last years of the fight for suffrage.

Letters from the people: the suffragettes Mrs Hepburn says picketing did it

nov 14 1920 letter to Courant Hepburn.pdf
Letter to the editor from Katharine Houghton Hepburn regarding why some women suffragists picketed the White House

Handbill entitled “Equal Suffrage and the Negro Vote”

This leaflet advertises the Equal Suffrage League of Virginia's support of women's universal suffrage, regardless of women's racial orientation. This collection includes a large collection of pins, ribbons and buttons, many owned by Jane Campbell and…

Women of the nation get the ballot

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Headline from the Bridgeport Times and Evening Farmer
Vol. 54, no. 1 (Jan. 1, 1918)-v. 60, no. 243 (Oct. 11, 1924).

Suffs to repudiate

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Account of fight within suffragette organization in New York. The Sun. October 4, 1917, page 7.

Bridgeport Times

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Headline declaring suffrage victory nationally.

Mrs. Thomas Hepburn [Katharine Houghton Hepburn] of Hartford, Conn.

Katharine Martha Houghton Hepburn (2.2.1878-3.17.1951) was an American feminist social reformer and a leader of the suffrage movement in the United States. She served as president of the CT Woman Suffrage Association before joining the National…