- Item 31553 - Suffrage campaign poster, Portland, 1917
- Contributed by Maine Historical Society
- Item 31553
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A poster in support of a referendum to approve a constitutional amendment to allow Maine women to vote depicts the anti-suffrage women as "slackers" who do not want to accept the responsibility of voting.Show Details
The group opposed to woman suffrage used language similar to that in the poster, arguing that suffrage is not a "right."
The artist is William Ourcadie, pseudonym for Frederic W. Freeman.