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Mothers Vote Labour

Labour Party Political Poster in circulation from 1918, the first election in which women (at least those over the age of 30) were able to vote. Both parties strongly targeted these new voters -- often specifically as 'mothers' -- and both sought to attract them through making promises to improve the health and welfare of infants, children and women themselves.

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People's History Museum http://www.phm.org.uk/

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