"Do You Use a Sewing Machine?"

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There's no other way to put this:  some people objected to women voting because we were believed to be too stupid.
Early 20th century cartoon

There must have been some debate among Antis as to whether or not a woman could handle the technicalities of placing a ballot in a box.   In 1915, New York suffragists published a pamphlet to dispute this idea in terms that you and I enjoy.  1915 was the year that NY, PA, NJ, and Massachusetts all had a referendum on the ballot in the fall for (male) voters to determine whether or not women should vote.
Here is the pamphlet, enjoy!





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