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Books and Beyond: Suffrage Day's 125th anniversary

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To celebrate Suffrage Day on 19 September, Renée Orr from Auckland Libraries Heritage Collections talks about a selection of historical material illustrating wāhine taking action in Aotearoa, from the suffrage petitions of the 1890s to the feminist magazine Broadsheet from the 1980s.

Listen to this Books and Beyond episode on the Auckland Libraries SoundCloud and read on for links to the items and people discussed in the show.
Suffrage 125 and the petitionSuffrage 125 and celebrationsSuffrage petition on New Zealand HistorySuffrage petition, sheet 394 (copy on display in the Wāhine Take Action exhibition) Amey Daldy's letter to Sir George Grey Amey Daldy. Letter to Sir George Grey, 20 September 1893. Auckland Libraries Heritage Collections, GLNZ D1.1. Amey Daldy's biography on Te AraAmey Daldy's letter to Sir George Grey Ellen Melville's election poster Ellen Melville's biography on Te Ara Auckland Women’s Health Centre poster From the Auckland Women's Centre archi…