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Historical Items

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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 31319

Request for no suffrage plank, Portland, 1916

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1916 Media: Ink on paper

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Item 5470

Anti-suffrage stamps, 1918

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1918 Media: Ink on paper

Exhibits

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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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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…