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March, 1919   Page 1, 2, 3, 4, 5


March 1919


The New York Times, March 1, 1919 – Front Page – Senator Andrieus Jones, the sponsor of the Federal Suffrage Amendment, says he will make another attempt to get action on the resolution before this session of the Congress ends on March 3. read clipping


The New York Times, March 2, 1919 – Both the US House's and the Senate's Woman Suffrage Committees report favorably on the revised wording in the Suffrage Amendment. But, Senator Wadsworth from New York blocks the committee report. Senator Gay from Louisiana now says he will vote for suffrage, meaning that the pro-suffrage forces have the required two-thirds majority in the US Senate. read clipping


The New York Times, March 2, 1919 – Sunday Magazine – Maud Younger, from the National Woman’s Party, describes the card index system being used to pressure members of Congress. Through their lobbying efforts, the National Woman’s Party has been able to change the minds of key senators. read clipping


The New York Times, March 2, 1919 – The last suffragist jailed in Boston, for demonstrating when the president returned to the US, is freed. read clipping

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