When the Girls Can Vote

M.H. Evans and Emma Pow Smith- 1890

When women's suffrage was first proposed it was firmly denounced by the liquor industry, who feared that the many women temperance crusaders would prohibit alcohol. This little ditty was, I think, meant to be sincere at the time, but sounds pretty funny to me now. Thanks to Byon Yeatts, Dana Pearson, and Bill Grabin for the Ahurrahs. They are based on directions in the original sheet music.

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