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May 1918


The New York Times, May 6, 1918 – Several members of the National Woman’s Party, who had picketed the White House, are now doing work in support of the World War. read clipping


The New York Times, May 7, 1918 – Both the Republicans and Democrats in New York encourage women to register for the primaries. read clipping


The New York Times, May 7, 1918 – An attempt in the US Senate to vote on the Federal Suffrage Amendment fails by one vote. Two-thirds of the senators present would be required, and the roll call shows forty for the Amendment and twenty-one against it. Many senators are absent. read clipping


The New York Times, May 9, 1918 – The New York Women Voter's Anti- Suffrage Party ends its campaign to repeal suffrage in New York and concentrates on blocking the Federal Suffrage Amendment. Although they feel the vote has been forced upon them by the men in New York, they encourage the women in New York to use their political power and register to vote with a political party. read clipping


The New York Times, May 10, 1918 – The US Senate delays a vote on the Suffrage Amendment due to lack of support for it. read clipping

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