Equal rights for women from all different walks of life are still a grave issue that’s widely debated and fought for across the globe. During the suffragette movement in the early 20th century, a great deal of propaganda was flung onto the British public through various imagery in an effort to stop women from campaigning for many crucial rights taken for granted by men, including the ability to vote. This collection of shocking postcards comes from the archive of Catherine H. Palczewski, a professor of women’s and gender studies at the University of Northern Iowa who has spent over 15 years collecting them. It can’t be denied that these 20th century propaganda postcards against women’s rights are shocking.
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