Creator

Date Original

1914

Description

Cabinet card photograph of an Arkansas women's suffrage rally on the steps of the Old State House. Written in pen on the bottom: "May 2nd Suffrage Day, Little Rock, Ark., 1914."

Biographical/Historical Note

The women's suffrage movement in Arkansas began fairly early with the formation of women's suffrage clubs after the Civil War. The earliest suffrage law to be proposed in Arkansas was in 1868. In 1917, Arkansas passed a bill allowing women to vote in primary elections.

Physical Description

Cabinet card photograph, 6.25 x 7.25"

Keywords

Women; Suffrage; Voting

Geographical Area

Little Rock, Pulaski County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

G2120

Resource Type

Image

Collection

General photo file

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Women's Suffrage Rally on the Steps of the Old State House, General photo file, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History | Women's History

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Women's Suffrage Rally on the Steps of the Old State House

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