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Includes (1) flyers and broadsides: "Attention!...Cakes for Sale" [ca. 1914]; "Votes for Women 46th Annual Convention of the New York State Woman Suffrage Association and General Conference of New York State Suffragists" [ca. 1914]; "Equal Suffrage One Section of the State Wide Pilgrmiage" [ca. 1914]; "TONIGHT Votes for Women Hancock is highly honored to have Beatrice Forbes Robertson Hale..." [ca. 1914-1915]; "To-Morrow Night Tues, Oct. 5th at Opera House A Mass Meeting in the Cause of Equal Suffrage" [ca. 1915]: "Important Meeting Tonight!..." [ca. 1914-1915]; "Constitution Explained" [ca. 1914-1915]; and, "To the Delegates of the National Woman Suffrage Association;" (2) a suffrage enrollment mailing with a flyer ("Explanatory"), "All Year Round Resolutions for Suffragists" by Alice Duer Miller; and an enrollment card with a blank return envelope; (3) a fair copy of "The Widow's Thirds" by Aunt Patty, a verse monologue dramatizing unfair probate laws which deny equity to widows and the typescript of cheerful doggerel promoting "The Equal Suffrage Headquarters" available to all-comers in Delhi; (4) three suffrage plays: typescript of Mrs. Frederic C. Howe's THE PERFECT LADY; typescript of Florence Kiper's CINDERELLINE OR THE LITTLE RED SLIPPERS; and a copy of Jessie Trimble's THE END OF THE BATTLE; (5) typescripts of drafts for speeches and reports on grassroots initiatives in Deleware County, principally during 1914; and (6) two broadsides related to the work of the Consumers' League on child labor and minimum wage standards.

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