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August 1919


The New York Times, August 3, 1919 In a special legislative session, Nebraska ratifies the Suffrage Amendment. It is the fourteenth state to do so. read clipping


The New York Times, August 14, 1919 Suffragists in New Jersey campaign against legislators who oppose suffrage. New Jersey is one of the few states that has elections this year for state legislators. read clipping


The New York Times, August 18, 1919 The National Woman's Party starts a campaign to pressure seventeen governors, of both parties, to call special legislative sessions to ratify the Suffrage Amendment before the 1920 primaries and general election. Two special sessions are already scheduled in September for New Hampshire and Minnesota. Only three of the states, likely to ratify the Amendment, have regular legislative sessions scheduled before 1921. read clipping


The New York Times, August 23, 1919 President Wilson appeals to the Virginia Legislature, now in special session, to ratify the Suffrage Amendment. read clipping

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