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Item 5475

Bylaws, Maine Association Opposed to Suffrage for Women, 1914

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1914

Location: Portland

Media: Ink on paper

Item 5473

Anti woman suffrage booklet, ca. 1915

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1915

Media: Ink on paper

Item 31319

Request for no suffrage plank, Portland, 1916

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1916

Media: Ink on paper

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Anti-suffrage stamps, 1918

Debates Over Suffrage

While numerous Mainers worked for and against woman suffrage in the state in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, some also worked on the national level, seeking a federal amendment to allow women the right to vote

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Student strike, Colby College, 1970

Protests

Throughout the history of the state, residents have protested, on paper or in the streets, to increase rights for various groups, to effect social change, to prevent social change, or to let their feelings be known about important issues.

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Life on a Tidal River - Bangor and Social Reform Movements of the 1800s-1900s

These included the Maine Association Opposed to Suffrage for Women, founded in 1913. Several of these members were elite class citizens including…