February 26, 2020

Guided Primary Source Analysis: National Anti-Suffrage Association

National Anti-Suffrage Association

Harris & Ewing. “National Anti-Suffrage Association.” 1911(?). Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division. Summary: Photograph shows men looking at material posted in the window of the National Anti-Suffrage Association headquarters; sign in window reads “Headquarters National Association Opposed to Woman Suffrage”.

Look carefully at all the elements included in this scene. What do you think the photographer wanted the audience to think and feel? Be sure to back up your conclusion with evidence from the image.

Compare and contrast the photo above with the top photo from the Learning from the Source: Tactics in the March to Suffrage post. What differences and similarities do you notice?

Add thought bubbles to a few of the people in this image.

What other observations, reflections or questions does this source inspire? Let us know!

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