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Cartoon - Disparaging Women's Rights (Election Day!)

Cartoon - Disparaging Women's Rights (Election Day!) Visual Arts Social Studies American History Civil Rights

Women who wanted to vote in America were ridiculed in the media in the early 20th century. 

E. W. Gustin created this illustration in 1909.  "Election Day!" conveys the message that the husband would be left home, to tend the children, if American wives were allowed to vote.

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Media Credits

Image online, courtesy Library of Congress (American Memory).  Digital ID, at the LoC, cph 3a51845.

Copyright expired due to passage of time.

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