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Yellow postcard with printed material on front and back; message written on back; postage stamp; and cancelation. This postcard depicts two women standing in front of a voter registration place where bearded hobos are lining up to register. A younger women is saying to an older woman, "And yet we can not vote mother!". The printed message reads, "WHY NOT LET MOTHER VOTE?". The Sarah James collection contains important material related to the Suffrage movement in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, and the Nation. There are also related artifacts in the collection and photographs in the archives. CREATOR: Wilder, Ralph Message: "Mrs. Joseph T. Bowen 1430 Astor St. Chicago is an excellant speaker and one of our most generous millionaires. Better get her soon before she is off to her summer home at Bar Harbor. Get her a great crowd of your fasionable women who need to be awakened. (signed) Catherine Waugh (illegible). To: "Miss Sarah James/98 High St./Oshkosh/Wisconsin"Cancellation" Evanston, ILL/May 13/1914
Postcard: "WHY NOT LET MOTHER VOTE?" -SUFFRAGE MOVEMENT AND WOMEN'S HISTORY -Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
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