Cartooning for suffrage by Alice Sheppard

By Alice Sheppard

Not easy traditional stereotypes of the political cartoonist, dozens of yankee girls made cartoons advocating women's suffrage within the early 20th century. Their compelling and ingenious cartoons, bolstered by way of newly verified artwork schooling for ladies, offer incisive and brilliant commentaries on suffrage matters. Sheppard interweaves histories of the political caricature and the suffrage flow with descriptions of the paintings and lives of well known American ladies cartoonists. She examines the symbolism of the suffrage caricature, the original traits of cartoons created by means of ladies, and family members among those pictures and sleek feminist inspiration. Her narrative is enlivened with over 200 examples of sketch paintings, the results of broad study in inner most and public collections. Cartooning for Suffrage will offer a vital framework in the event you might discover and combine those extraordinary photos into their paintings in background, paintings, politics, pop culture, and women's reports.

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Bain Collection, Courtesy Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress. 26. "Newsgirls" Promoting the Woman's Journal. Bain Collection, Courtesy Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress. 27. Woman Voter, September 1916. 28. Maryland Suffrage News. Courtesy Maryland Historical Society, Baltimore. 29. Nina E. Allender sorting cartoon prints. Courtesy Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress. 30. " Postcard. 5 1/2 × 3 1/2 inches. Artists' Suffrage League, England. Courtesy Michigan State University Libraries.

16. " Judge, 28 June 1913. Courtesy Alice Mar- shall Collection, Camp Hill, Pa. 17. Nina E. " Suffragist, 17 July 1915. 18. " Judge, 16 January 1915. 19. " Woman's Journal, 15 July 1916. Courtesy the Ohio State University Libraries. 20. Nina E. " Suffragist, 14 September 1918. Courtesy the National Woman's Party. 21. " Judge, 19 October 1912. 22. H. " Woman's Journal, 25 April 1914. 23. " Woman's Journal, 17 April 1915. Courtesy the Ohio State University Libraries. 24. " Woman's Journal, 27 April 1912.

13. " The Masses, May 1912. Collection of American Literature, The Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University, New Haven, Conn. 14. " Maryland Suffrage News, 15 May 1915. Courtesy Maryland Historical Society, Baltimore. 15. Fredrikke S. " Woman's Journal, 22 January 1916. Courtesy the Ohio State University Libraries. 16. " Judge, 15 March 1913. Courtesy Periodicals Division, Library of Congress. 17. Mayme B. Harwood, "Up! " Woman's Journal, 1 May 1915. 18. " Maryland Suffrage News, 10 April 1915.

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