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Women's Suffrage in Minnesota: Images & Artifacts

Sample Images at MNHS

Anna Dickie Olesen, c. 1910.Women seated in front of early suffrage banner, date unknown. Josephine S. Simpson, c. 1900.Suffrage headquarter group at Island Park, Winfield, Kansas, c. 1910 Clara H. Ueland, 1918.Women active in the management of the Suffrage White Elephant Sale, 1915.  Myrtle A. Cain, c. 1923.Women waiting in line to vote in a primary election; could be a school board election, c. 1908.Calvin Coolidge Campaign Headquarters on Eighth Street and Nicollet Avenue in Minneapolis. Note campaign poster, women registering to vote, 1924.

Sample Artifacts at MNHS

Suffrage association badge, c. 1895-1920. Votes for Women button, 1918. Evening dress worn by Mabeth Hurd Paige, c. 1930.Minneapolis League of Women Voters banner, c. 1920. Harriet Bishop's sewing table, 1850.Hear Mayor Van Lear, 1917.


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