Monday, July 27, 2020

Why We Oppose Votes for Men

As I mentioned on Thursday, this week the main feature are excerpts from Alice Duer Miller's book, Are Women People?  published in 1915.

This piece applied the same logic of the anti-suffragettes to men voting:
Here is the piece with artwork and slightly altered:

Note that the artwork was from Charles Dana Gibson, creator of the "Gibson Girl" and supporter of the New Woman and suffrage.

Tomorrow is a special day.  It's Lucy Burns birthday and we will celebrate her and then return to more of Alice Duer Miller's book.

1 comment:

  1. Love it! Hindsight can be nearsighted: it's obvious to us that of course women would have supported woman suffrage, so it's surprising to know that many women did not. Their reasons were more serious than these, of course.