WOMAN'S SUFFRAGE BROADSIDE: "Taxation Without Representation is Tyranny."
WOMAN'S SUFFRAGE BROADSIDE: "Taxation Without Representation is Tyranny."

Michigan State Woman's Suffrage Broadside in support of women's right to vote in statewide elections, 8vo, published in St. Louis, Michigan, n.d but 1918.

The Broadside echoes the American colonists claim against Britain's unfair taxation practices. The broadside was printed by Michigan's WCTU, Women's Christian Temperance Union, the organization opposing alcohol consumption. In many states the WCTU took up women's suffrage as part of its campaign to make alcohol consumption and purchase illegal. The organization thought voting women would support legislation banning alcohol. In fact, the US Constitution was amended (January 1919) to prohibit alcohol before women gained their constitutional right to vote (August 1920). Michigan was the seventh state to give women the vote in statewide elections on Nov. 5, 1918. Condition: slight sunning at the margins otherwise in very good condition. One printer's smudge mark noticeable above "e" in title line. [Women's Suffrage Broadside Collection #36].

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Price: $125.00

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