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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
Number of Library records 0

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Image of Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1917.002.006

Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1917.002.006

A man representing the United States Congress uses a bullhorn to call out to England to free Ireland while a woman suffragist stands behind him asking, "What about me?"

Image of Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1917.002.007

Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1917.002.007

An American woman sits in a chair as her daughter clings to her and Uncle Sam is shown dressed up as Santa Claus, having removed his "mask" of democracy. Text: Lost Illusions: "Mother, Isn't There Any Santa Claus?" "No Dear, It's Only Your Uncle Dressed Up."

Image of Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1917.002.009

Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1917.002.009

Abraham Lincoln stands behind a "Voteless American" woman. Lincoln points at a drawing of Uncle Sam "trumpeting" Democracy. Under the drawing of Uncle Sam, there are instructions, not written by the artist, for an engraving. The caption on the original drawing is: "Remember He Cannot Fool All of the Time." The artist did not write a date on the original drawing.

Image of Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1917.002.025

Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1917.002.025

A suffragist holds a banner quoting one of President Wilson's speeches: "We Shall Fight for the Things We Have Always Carried Nearest Our Hearts, For Democracy. For The Right of Those Who Submit To Authority To Have A Voice In Their Own Governments."

Image of Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1917.002.010

Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1917.002.010

Uncle Sam sits at the "government table" in the background, while a suffragist pickets outside: "Thanks. We want to sit at the table." A butler, the "Rules Committee," brings her a small amount of food. The artist wrote the date June, 1917 on the original drawing. Adopted by Christina Paschyn in honor of Elizabeth Paschyn.

Image of Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1917.002.011

Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1917.002.011

Three women, holding suffrage banners, read a piece of paper that states: "Mr. Root tells Russia the U. S. Has Universal Suffrage." The cartoon was published in "The Suffragist" on June 23, 1917. The caption written on the original is "News from the Front (Where was Charles Edward Russell?)." The artist did not write a date on the original drawing.

Image of Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1917.002.012

Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1917.002.012

Suffragists attacked by an angry mob outside of the White House gates while two Russian envoys look on; only their banners can be seen as they are completely surrounded by the crowd.

Image of Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1917.002.013

Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1917.002.013

In the background, two suffragists hold banners related to the war and food supply. In the foreground, President Wilson holds a banner quoting a letter he sent to Secretary Houston, asking women to help with the war effort. Text of Wilson's banner: "'President Wilson appeals to the women of the nation to start canning, preserving, pickling, drying, and storing. The service we are asking . . . is one primarily for the the household. Upon the housewife much of the burden will fall. I . . . appeal to the women of the nation . . to devote their time . . . . to the performance of this very essential work.' W.W. From letter to Secretary Houston." Text of womens' banners is unreadable. This

Image of Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1917.002.014

Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1917.002.014

Uncle Sam holding penant "Demcracy for the World" while holding back a woman suffragist who is holding a sign that reads: "Democracy begins at home." The artist wrote the date April, 1917 on the original drawing.

Image of Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1917.002.015

Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1917.002.015

A man (Envoy Root) sits with Uncle Sam in an office, gesturing toward the picketing suffragists seen through the window. The artist wrote Summer 1917 on the original drawing. Text: "Travel is So Broadening. Root 'And Say! The Women are fighting for Democracy in Russia. You ought to see 'em.'"

Image of Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1917.002.016

Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1917.002.016

Uncle Sam has his hand on the shoulder of a soldier. They face a woman holding a suffrage banner that reads "Democracy begins at home. Women will continue to work for Democracy." Suffrage pickets shown in background. This cartoon was originally published in "The Suffragist" on September 1, 1917. The publication title and the title on the original drawing are the same. The artist did not write a date on the original drawing.

Image of Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1917.002.017

Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1917.002.017

Uncle Sam faces a soldier and holds out a piece of paper that reads "Go in the Name of Democracy." Women, holding suffrage banners, stand behind them. Occoquan Work House is shown in the background with banner over entrance reading: "Welcome democracy." Text of suffrage banner: "We ask not pardon for ourselves but justice for all American women. Democracy begins at home." Caption inscribed on bottom edge: "The Girls He Left Behind Him." The drawing is undated.

Image of Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1917.002.018

Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1917.002.018

A sailor attacks a picketing suffragist, carrying a banner that reads "Make the World Safe for Democracy," while the "The Good Natured Police" watch and do nothing to stop the attack. The caption on the original drawing is only "First To Fight!" The artist did not write a date on the original drawing.

Image of Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1917.002.019

Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1917.002.019

A group of men surround suffragists holding banners. The men tear at the banners; some hold pieces of the banners they have torn. Text of banners: "Governments derive their just powers from the consent of the governed." "Democracy begins at home." The cartoon was originally published in "The Suffragist" on September 29, 1917. The date written on the original drawing is July 13, 1917. Graphite inscription in lower left corner: "Cover plate." The artist did not write a caption on the original drawing.

Image of Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1917.002.020

Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1917.002.020

Suffragist holding tattered banner, "We Shall Fight for Democracy at Home," in front of marching soldiers. Text: The Spirit From Occoquan 1st Drafted Man: "My wife is in prison for democracy." 2nd drafted man: "My mother is in prison for democracy." 3rd drafted man: "My sister is in prison for democracy."

Image of Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1917.002.022

Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1917.002.022

Three women in prison cells with an inset that reads "Mr. President What Will You DO For Woman Suffrage?" This cartoon was originally published in "The Suffragist" on November 3, 1917. Adopted by Elissa A. Oshinsky The artist did not write a caption or a date on the original drawing.

Image of Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1917.002.023

Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1917.002.023

A woman holds a banner reading "To Ask Freedom for Women is Not a Crime. Suffrage Prisoners Should Not Be Treated as Criminals." She walks down a road labeled "Straight Legal Road," which is surrounded by words representing different crimes. This cartoon was originally published in "The Suffragist" on November 17, 1917. The artist did not write a date or a caption on the original drawing.

Image of Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1917.002.024

Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1917.002.024

A woman holds up a torch labeled "Democracy Over Here." She is surrounded by blindfolded men below her saying "Over There." This cartoon was originally published in "The Suffragist" on November 24, 1917. The artist did not write a date or a caption on the original drawing.

Image of Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1917.002.026

Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1917.002.026

Older woman appears shocked or horrified while looking at a younger woman who is holding a suffrage banner in front of her. Title transcribed from the item. The artist did not write a date on the original drawing. 1917 date is an estimate based on drawing and NWP timeline of picketing.

Image of Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1917.002.027

Nina Allender Political Cartoon Collection - 1917.002.027

Suffragist outside of the White House, symbolically competing to be heard against other "special interests." Title transcribed from the item. The artist did not write a date on the original drawing. 1917 date is an estimate based on drawing and NWP timeline of picketing. Text: Passing it on. Suffragist - 'You Must Not Bother the President, He is Occupied with Important Matters.' The Navy Yard