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Abstract The National Woman's Party (NWP) is an American women's political organization formed in 1916 to fight for women's suffrage. Broadside on behalf of the National Woman's Party calls for women voters to vote against President Wilson and Democratic Party candidates for office in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, as a vote for political liberty for women from 1915-1916.
Abstract Anne Martin was a pioneer Nevada suffragist, and the first woman in Nevada to run for the U.S. Senate (unsuccessfully) in 1918 and 1920. Campaign literature includes flyers with testimonials from well-known national feminist figures; Martin's views on World War I, on land monopoly in Nevada, and on labor; and postcards in English and Italian urging women to support Martin in her Nevada senatorial campaign (1914-1918).
Overview One four-page letter written by Anne Martin to "Mary" on November 9, 1915 discussing loss of the 1915 referendums on woman's suffrage in Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania that suffragists believed would be a turning point in the fight for women's suffrage across the United States.
Dates: 1915 November 9
Overview Anne Henrietta Martin (1875-1951) founded the Department of History at the University of Nevada, where she taught from 1897-1901. Jay Arnold Carpenter (1883-1965) served as professor and chairman of the Mackay School of Mines, a position he filled until his retirement in 1951. Collection contains letter with envelope sent to Jay Carpenter, director of the Mackay School of Mines, regarding the translation history of the book De Re Metallica by Herbert Clark...
Dates: 1945 February 4
Abstract Ms poem signed, which begins "Lord give me strength my life while alone, if life so wills, ....",Includes a rough draft and polished copy on stationery from Oakleigh, Santa Barbara, California.
- Women -- Suffrage -- Nevada 2
- Feminism -- History -- 20th century -- Nevada 1
- Nevada -- Politics and government 1
- Outwest 1
- Personal correspondence 1
- Suffrage -- Nevada 1
- Suffrage -- United States -- History 1
- Suffragists -- Nevada. 1
- United States -- Politics and government -- 1913-1921 1
- Women -- Political activity -- Nevada 1
- Women -- West (U.S.) 1
- Women authors -- 20th century 1
- Women's rights -- United States -- History -- 20th century 1 ∧ less