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"The New Voter," a booklet created in 1921 by the South Carolina League of Women Voters, has been digitized and is now freely available online.

The 74-page booklet is a political playbook for women who, just the year before, had been given the right to vote by the passage of the 19th Amendment. The booklet is believed to be very rare and, in fact, may be the only copy still in existence.

"The New Voter" is part of the papers of the League of Women Voters of South Carolina, a collection that resides in the University Libraries' South Carolina Political Collections. The Libraries' Digital Collections scanned the booklet and made it available here.

Read more about the discovery of the booklet, and its significance for every American voter, here and here on South Carolina Political Collections' "A Capital Blog."