Both the pro and anti-suffrage movements
used publications such as these above to
try and further their views and influence
flyer listing "twelve reasons why
women should vote" is the kind of literature
that Mt. Holyoke students would have found
distributed around campus by the college
chapter of the National-American Woman Suffrage
cartoon illustrates the idea that traditional
gender-roles shouldn't be tampered with.
The cartoonist seems to say that "something
is wrong with this picture", as the
wife and mother heads out to the polls while
the harried-looking husband stays home to
tend the children.