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Name Women's suffrage--United States--1910-1920
Number of Object records 189
Number of Photo records 10
Number of Archive records 1

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Image of Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1915.002.009

Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1915.002.009

Uncle Sam and the Democratic donkey peer over a wall at a suffragist in her garden, planting flowers representing states that have not yet passed a women's suffrage amendment, Iowa, New York, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey.

Image of Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1915.002.010

Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1915.002.010

Uncle Sam dances with one woman, while another, in a more elaborate dress, looks on. The caption written on the original drawing reads "The Flirt."

Image of Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1915.002.011

Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1915.002.011

Two women stand in front of the White House with a letter to the President as a guard blocks the way. Handwritten text: "Perplexed Suffragist: 'But how does one get acquainted?'" The President (at Arlington on June First): "We Cannot Know each other unless we see each other; we cannot deal with each other unless we communicate with each other. So soon as we communicate and are upon a familiar footing of intercourse with one another, we shall understand one another." The artist wrote the date June 15, 1919 on the original drawing.

Image of Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1915.002.013

Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1915.002.013

President Wilson sits in a chair, holding a young boy (Cousin Sayre) on his lap while they play with a toy donkey. A baby girl on the other side of the room reaches out from her bassinet towards them. The caption on the original drawing is "Little Miss McAdoo (to Grandfather Wilson and Cousin Sayre)--'Grandpa I want to play too.'" The original date is July 26, 1915.

Image of Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1915.002.015

Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1915.002.015

Two suffragists, one standing on top of a box, the other handing out a "Votes for Women" publication, address a crowd of both men and women. The caption on the original drawing is: "Times Have Changed in England." Text: "Voice From the Crowd: 1914--'Ya-ha! Go Home and Mind the Baby!' 1915--"What you hangin' round home for? Why ar'nt you put workin' for your country?"

Image of Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1915.002.016

Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1915.002.016

A woman sits at a desk, while Uncle Sam leans over reviewing the papers regarding the states that have not given women the vote. A paper in the foreground displays those states that have given women the vote, and the "Balance Due" to the other states. The artist wrote the date November, 1915 on the original drawing. Text: "On the Installment Plan--Uncle Sam: "Here are Some More States on Account." Up-to-Date Suffragist: "Don't you Think It's About Time to Pay in Full?"

Image of Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1915.002.017

Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1915.002.017

Uncle Sam, dressed as the character from the fairy tale, "Bluebeard," addresses a woman holding a key to the "Sacred Congressional Door," while in the background, another woman points to the "4,000,000 sisters." The caption written on the original drawing is "Bluebeard Up to Date." Text: "Bluebeard Up to Date Uncle Sam, as Bluebeard (grasping his scimitar): 'Woman, how dare you use the key I gave you?' Voteless Wife: 'Sister Anne, Sister Anne! Do you see anyone coming?' Sister Anne: 'Take Courage! Four million voting sisters are coming to your aid!'"

Image of Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1915.002.018

Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1915.002.018

Family of four women, one child, and three maids see Father off to the polls to represent the family with his one vote. The family is well dressed, in a large room around a table, and there are several newspapers in the room.

Image of Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1915.002.019

Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1915.002.019

A young girl, the suffragist, throws snowballs, or "Votes," at the Democratic Party (the boy) while the Judiciary Committee (policeman) tries to block him from being hit. The caption written on the original drawing is "Wha'jer Hit Him For?" The artist wrote the date December, 1915 on the original drawing.

Image of Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1915.002.020

Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1915.002.020

President Wilson, fairy godmother to the woman in ragged clothing, Cinderella, waves a wand over the "Constitutional Amendment" pumpkin and the mice (the Senate and the House of Representatives). The caption on the original drawing is "Fairy Godmother-W.W." Text: "Fairy Godmother Wilson: 'The pumpkin shall be a coach; the mice will be the horses to pull it; and YOU shall go to the polls!'"

Image of Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1915.002.021

Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1915.002.021

Three women stand outside of the Capitol Building with gifts, one carrying a flag "Loyalty," one a box "Power," and one a flag "Courage." They arrived in a car representing "Modern Methods." A star shines brightly over the Capitol in this Biblical allegory. The artist wrote the date 1913 and did not write a caption on the original drawing.

Image of Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1916.003.001

Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1916.003.001

Symbolizing her involvement in politics, a woman stands with her hat literally in a ring. Three men, the Progressive, the Democrat, and the Republican (with his back turned) are in the background with question marks above their heads. The caption written on the original drawing is: "Our Hat is in the Ring." The artist wrote the date April, 1916 on the original drawing.

Image of Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1916.003.002

Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1916.003.002

A suffragist gives a bouquet of flowers to a man wearing a suit, labeled "Congress." The ribbons on the bouquet are labeled 1916, Votes, and Western Women. The artist wrote the date 1916 on the original drawing.

Image of Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1916.003.003

Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1916.003.003

A woman and her daughter are with Uncle Sam and a "Voter." The woman reaches into her purse of "Taxes and Wages" to pay. The sign behind her lists the "Specials" detailing important political issues of the day. The caption written on the original drawing is "U.S. Market." The artist did not write a date on the original drawing. Text: "U.S. Market Uncle Sam--'Give your money to this gentleman; he will select for you.' Voteless Wage-earner and Taxpayer--'I want to select for myself, thank you!'"

Image of Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1916.003.017

Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1916.003.017

A woman, the "Woman's Party," holds out a stick of dynamite, representing the 91 electoral votes held in the 12 states where women have the right to vote, at the Democratic Donkey.

Image of Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1916.003.005

Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1916.003.005

A crowd of women, the Kansas Voters, stand before Woodrow Wilson. A man stands behind Wilson, holding his head, saying "They will question him." The caption written on the original drawing is: "The President and the Women Voters." Text: "The President and the Women Voters 'Some men do not see anything. Some men look straight in the face of the facts and see nothing but atmospheric air. Some men are so hopelessly and contentedly provincial that they cannot see the rest of the world.' From President Wilson's St. Louis Speech"

Image of Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1916.003.006

Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1916.003.006

A boat carrying the Judiciary Committee and flying a "Safety First" flag, sails away from three women stranded in the water, and toward the lighthouse, or the "Election." Text: "Voice From the West--'Help my sisters!'-'Next Year' won't mean 'safety-first' for you'"

Image of Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1916.003.007

Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1916.003.007

An ethereal figure floats above a crowd of Congressmen in the "Committees on Expediency", holding a torch, the "Votes for Women." Text: A New Light on the Situation: "The light shineth in darkness and the darkness comprehended it not" Adopted by Norma Broude and Mary D. Garrard in memory of Cecile Freedman.

Image of Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1916.003.008

Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1916.003.008

In a classroom filled with spiderwebs, a girl, the "Anthony Amendment" sits crying, while the teacher, the Judiciary Committee holds a paper up labeled March 28 at a woman labeled "Western States" carrying a purse of 4,000,000 votes. The caption written on the original drawing is: "'Kept in' The House Judiciary Committee Postpones the Vote." The date on the original drawing is March 6, 1916.

Image of Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1916.003.010

Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1916.003.010

A young girl sits holding a bowl labeled "4,000,000 Votes." A spider representing the Judiciary Committee has dropped down beside her, but she is intimidating it with her spoon. Text: “Little Miss Moffit Sat on a tuffit Eating her curds and whey There came a great spider and sat down beside her, Did it frighten Miss Moffit away? It Did Not!"