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Alhambra Theatre playbills

Identifier: 96-23
Abstract Alhambra Theatre is located in Virginia City, Nevada. Contains playbills to advertise performances at the theater list names of plays or performances, names of performers, future attractions, and cost of admission (March 30-May 2, 1870).

Call to Women Voters Broadside

Identifier: 94-46
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.

Anne Martin campaign literature

Identifier: 96-25
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).

Andrew H. Scott Papers

Identifier: 89-33
Overview Andrew H. Scott (1888-?) was a Nevada mineral assayer from Rochester and Lovelock, Nevada. He also served in World War I, was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, La Societe des 40 Hommes et 8 Chevaux, and Knights of Pythis. The collection includes Scott's business and personal papers which document his business, fraternal activities, and mining interests.

History of the Suffrage Movement in Nevada, 1900-1920

Identifier: NC798
Abstract Summary of the suffrage movement in Nevada, including efforts by Jeanne Elizabeth Wier and others to organize a suffrage campaign, legislation benefitting women and children, and lists of members of the Nevada movement.