Equal Suffrage; The Results of an Investigation in Colorado Made for the Collegiate Equal Suffrage League of New York State

Equal Suffrage; The Results of an Investigation in Colorado Made for the Collegiate Equal Suffrage League of New York State

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1909 edition. Excerpt: ...widowed than of the single women were registered. Further light is thrown on this question by the following figures, covering the registration of women in Cripple Creek, Victor, and Longmont in the fall 1 The comparison is somewhat injured by the fact that the census age grouping makes it necessary to include in the population figures women from twenty to twenty-one years of age who are not, of course, included in the registration table. Moreover, the census gives the number of single. married, widowed, divorced, and " unknown" women only for the entire state and for Denver. In the registration-books the term divorced is rarely used, as a divorced woman is usually given as single or widowed. It seems best, therefore. for purposes of comparison. to add the divorced to the widowed. These percentages are derived from the Twelfth Census, vol. ii, Population, Part ii, p. 318, and those given above for the whole state are derived from the same volume, p. 261. For an analysis of the Denver figures by wards. see Appendix D. election of 1900, and in Boulder in the spring municipal election of 1907: Except for the Boulder city election, which seems, through general interest in the saloon issue, to have brought to the polls an unusually large number of the unmarried, the proportions of single women shown in these figures are all lower than the proportion, 16.5 per cent., of single women in the population of the entire state. 5. Occupat1ons Of Women Voters Figures relating to the occupations of the women whose names appear on the registration-books are even more untrustworthy than those in regard to their conjugal condition. The occupation given is often a mere guess, and in many precincts no attempt at accuracy is made.1 In Table XVIII, however, ...show more

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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
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  • 1236650530
  • 9781236650535