This unique issue of the Grand Rapids Press from May 2, 1914 was a takeover of the edition by Grand Rapids suffragists. The illustrations throughout were particularly striking. For example, the regular Grand Rapids Press masthead was replaced with a row of women, each representing a state with full suffrage. Michigan, however, is in chains trailing behind, symbolizing Michigan had not yet received the vote. Learn more.
From the Collections of the Grand Rapids Public Museum and MLive Media Group/The Grand Rapids Press