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To call attention to the struggle for votes for women, these suffragettes get ready to take off from Midland Beach, in Staten Island, New York, on Dec. 2, 1916, to distribute literature to the people of the island. The women in the plane are identified as Mrs. John Blair, chairman of the publicity committee of Woman’s Suffrage in New York, and Mrs. Richberg Hornsby of Chicago.

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