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April, 1920   Page 1, 2, 3, 4


April 1920


The New York Times, April 1, 1920 Front Page The Mississippi House overwhelmingly rejects suffrage. Six states have now officially rejected the Suffrage Amendment. In Delaware, there is no vote yet. read clipping


The New York Times, April 2, 1920 Front Page The Delaware House votes against women's suffrage, but another vote may be taken within three days. In other states, the Louisiana Legislature meets in May, and the governor-elect in Louisiana is pro-suffrage. The governor of North Carolina says the Legislature will not meet until July. The anti-suffrage governor of Vermont indicates he may call a special legislative session under certain conditions. read clipping


The New York Times, April 3, 1920 With the Delaware legislators at home for the Easter holiday, women campaign for suffrage across the state. read clipping


The New York Times, April 3, 1920 Although not yet conceding defeat in Delaware, the women of the National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA), under the direction of Carrie Chapman Catt, focus on Louisiana and North Carolina. read clipping

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