- Item 31559 - Woman voter poster, Portland, 1917
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- Item 31559
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A poster promoting the idea of a woman as a voter, shopping for the most beneficial legislation for children and the home.Show Details
"A Fair Exchange" was one of a number of posters the Suffrage Referendum League of Maine published in 1917 to encourage a "yes" vote on a constitutional amendment to allow Maine women to vote.
The election was held Sept. 10, 1917. The amendment was defeated.
The artist is William Ourcadie, pseudonym for Frederic W. Freeman.