The New York Times Friday Aug 27, 1920 . Database: Proquest Historical Newspapers-The New York Times (1851-2008) Molly Heus.
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The New York TimesFriday Aug 27, 1920 Database: Proquest Historical Newspapers-The New York Times (1851-2008) Molly Heus
Choice of Date: I chose to focus on a date that is significant to the Women’s right movement. I am an American Studies major with “Gender” as my thematic and I have taken multiple courses that examine gender inequality. Therefore, I decided to pick a Newspaper that recognized Women's Suffrage, one of the most important achievements. - August 26th 1920 : the 19th Amendment is officially adopted and Women gain the right to vote • Newspaper : New York Times • Article Title: Text of the Proclamation Signed by Colby Certifying Ratification of 19th Amendment: GOV. ROBERTS SIGNING SUFFRAGE CERTIFICATE • Publication year and location: 1920 New York, New York • Dateline: Washington Aug. 26 • Publisher: New York, N.Y.
Front page headlines: • "Soviet Waives Demand to Arm Workers; Answers Anglo-Italian Note on Poland; Poles Press Pursuit, Take Ossowetz” • "51 Cities assessed for $8,145,00 Fund, Cox Charges Against The Republicans; Says Total For Country Will Be Double” • Smaller titles also noted: • "Lord Mayor Dying; Report Irish Crisis” • “Colby Proclaims Woman Suffrage” • Other articles: pg.12 • “BRT Union Calls Strike Meetings” • "Drop in Food Prices and Other Costs” • "Refuses Wage Rise” • "Expressmen Fail To Settle Strike • ""Would Barviction During Rent Crisis"
“Colby Proclaims Women’s Suffrage” Signs certificate of Ratification at his home without Women Witness Special to the New York Times WASHINGTON. Aug 29th- The half century struggle for woman suffrage in the Unites States reached its climax at 8 o'clock this morning, when Bainbridge Colby, as Secretary of State, issued his proclamation announcing that the Nineteenth Amendment had become a part of the Constitution of the United States Only actual photograph
Advertisements Page 3 • The majority of ads are directed towards men (mostly clothing) • All ads are animated, instead of actual photographs • ->Lack of photographs in general- photography was not as accessible