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February 1917

 

The New York Times, February 6, 1917 – Carrie Chapman Catt, president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA) and Mrs. Arthur M. Dodge, president of the National Anti-Suffrage Association, temporarily put aside their respective suffrage and anti-suffrage campaigns to help the nation prepare for possible entry into the World War that has been raging since 1914. read clipping

 

The New York Times, February 7, 1917 – A suffrage bill is defeated in the Texas Legislature. read clipping

 

The New York Times, February 7, 1917 – State and national suffrage organizations offer their services to support the nation in time of possible war. Mrs. Norman De R. Whitehouse leads the New York State suffrage organization. read clipping

 

The New York Times, February 8, 1917 – A suffrage bill is defeated in the New Hampshire Legislature. read clipping

 

The New York Times, February 9, 1917 – Pacifist groups, who had supported suffrage for women, condemn the actions of Carrie Chapman Catt and Mrs. Norman De R. Whitehouse in their support of President Wilson’s preparation for war. read clipping

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