Woman's suffrage files, 1915-1920.


Woman's suffrage files, 1915-1920.

This series consists of correspondence, broadsides, handbills, and publications pertaining to women's suffrage. Much of the correspondence was directed to legislators and to Governor Thomas E. Kilby. Correspondents include: H. H. Snell, Pattie Ruffner Jacobs, Mrs. James S. Pinckard, and Alex C. Walker. Copies of Senator Oscar W. Underwood's speech to Congress opposing suffrage for women are also among the records. In addition, the series contains copies of the Suffragist, published by the National Woman's Party, and the The Remonstrance Against Woman Suffrage, published by the Women's Anti-Suffrage Association of Massachusetts. Other organizations represented in the records include: Alabama Association of Business and Professional Women, Alabama Equal Suffrage Association, American Constitution League, Men's League for Woman's Suffrage, National American Woman Suffrage Association, the Alabama Branch of the National Woman's Party, State Democratic Executive Committee, Tennessee Constitutional League, and the Woman's Anti-Ratification League of Alabama.

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Alabama. Dept of Archives and History.

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This finding aid to the ADAH flag collection was created by the Special Collections staff at ADAH in 1992. From the description of Civil War period flags photograph collection, 1992. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122543223 Authorities: Statute no. 476, Feb. 27, 1901, Acts of 1900. Alabama Government Manual, 1982. Alabama Historical Records Advisory Board. Assessing Alabama's Archives. 1985. 1975 Alabama Code, 41-6...

Men's League for Women's Suffrage (United States)

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The Men's League for Women's Suffrage was a society formed in 1907 in London by Henry Brailsford, Charles Corbett, Henry Nevinson, Laurence Housman, C. E. M. Joad, Hugh Franklin, Henry Harben, Gerald Gould, Charles Mansell-Moullin, Israel Zangwill and 32 others. A similar organisation was formed in 1910 in America, by the left-wing writers Max Eastman, Laurence Housman, Henry Nevinson and others to pursue women's suffrage in the United States of America. Organizations were established in spec...

National Woman's Party

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National Woman’s Party (NWP), formerly (1913–16) Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage, American political party that in the early part of the 20th century employed militant methods to fight for an Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Formed in 1913 as the Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage, the organization was headed by Alice Paul and Lucy Burns. Its members had been associated with the National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA), but their insistence that woman suffr...

Kilby, Thomas Erby, 1865-1943

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Women's Anti-Suffrage Association of Massachusetts

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State Democratic Executive Committee of Alabama.

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Jacobs, Pattie Ruffner, 1875-1935.

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Alabama Woman's Anti-Ratification League.

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Snell, H. H.

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American Constitution League.

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Tennessee Constitutional League.

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Underwood, Oscar Wilder, 1862-1929

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Oscar Wilder Underwood (1862-1929) served Alabama for many years in the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate. Known best for his extensive knowledge of and authorship of a sweeping tariff reform act, he was also a Democratic candidate for president in 1912 and in 1924, which saw the longest convention in U.S. history. He has been described as a conservative politician who opposed suffrage for women, Prohibition, and rights for organized labor. Underwood was born on May 6, 1862, i...

Alabama Equal Suffrage Association.

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Pinckard, James S. (Mrs.)

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Alabama Association of Business and Professional Women.

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Walker, Alex

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National American Woman Suffrage Association

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Formed in 1890 by the merger of the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association. From the description of National American Woman Suffrage Association records, 1839-1961 bulk (1890-1930). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979907 The National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA) was formed in 1890 with the merger of the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association. NAWSA fought for complete political ...