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September 9, 1912

If the Progressive Party is to win the White House in November, women must register and vote in great numbers, according to former - and hopefully future - President Theodore Roosevelt. He was in Spokane today, urging women in Washington State to take full advantage of their right to cast a ballot in the upcoming
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September 8, 1852

Judging by the attendance, speeches, and resolutions at today's opening session of the third annual National Women's Rights Convention, our movement is growing, and attracting many new and ambitious young supporters. Best of all, advocates of equality for women here today are as dedicated to the goals espoused
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September 5, 1910

In a very encouraging sign, a majority of the approximately 71,000 marchers in New York City's Labor Day Parade this afternoon were women. The participants used the occasion to celebrate a recent victory by shirtwaist workers, as well as show solidarity with striking cloakmakers who are now being prohibited from
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September 3, 1912

Despite a valiant effort, this year's Ohio suffrage campaign is ending in defeat tonight. Attempts to get the issue of "Votes for Women" on the ballot here date back decades, and finally in late May of this year a State Constitutional Convention approved putting such a proposal (Constitutional Amendment #23) on
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September 1, 1920

Alice Paul remains calm and confident today, despite yesterday's surprise attack on the 19th Amendment by the Tennessee House. Thirteen days after the House voted to ratify on August 18th, making Tennessee the 36th and final State needed to put the Susan B. Anthony (woman suffrage) Amendment into the Constitution,
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August 31, 1920

The anti-suffragists are back in Nashville, and they're as unrepentant, tricky, and obstructionist as ever. Thirty-seven members of the Tennessee House, who fled to Alabama ten days ago in an unsuccessful attempt to prevent a quorum from being present to dispose of the last parliamentary formality regarding
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August 27, 1920

Just one day after Secretary of State Colby proclaimed that the 19th Amendment was properly ratified, and sex discrimination was banned at every polling place in the nation by the United States Constitution, Carrie Chapman Catt made her triumphant return to New York today. The "Votes for Women" celebration here
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August 26, 1920

The day of victory has at long last arrived! Twenty-six thousand, three hundred and thirty-four very long and difficult days ago, a small but brave band of suffrage pioneers declared: “…that it is the duty of the women of this country to secure to themselves their sacred right to the elective franchise.”
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