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Saint John Woman Suffrage Association
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Saint John Woman Suffrage Association

  • CA MNBM ID201
  • Fonds
  • 1894-1919

Fonds consists of 2 minute books of the Saint John branch of the Women's Enfranchisement Association, 1894-1912, and 1915-1919. There is information about the structure of the meetings, membership including some men (Mr Elliott, Mr. Dykeman and Mr. Rabinawitz?), such as and the executive. Information includes details about political topics discussed at meetings, papers presented by various members, drafts of petitions for woman suffrage to be presented to government during sitting of the Legislature by elected members such as Dr. Silas Alward and W.F. Hatheway, passing out leaflets, and public meetings. There is a list of members of Legislature divided into those favouring woman suffrage and those who opposed it. Another list provides details about bills and petitions to government with dates and the name of the elected member who presented.

Saint John Woman Suffrage Association