Diary entry for November 15, 1909
John Sloan Manuscript Collection, Helen Farr Sloan Library and Archives, Delaware Art Museum
John Sloan's first wife, Dolly, was an ardent suffrage advocate, and the couple was active in radical socialist and leftist politics in the first two decades of the twentieth century. In a diary entry dated December 6, 1908, Sloan wrote: "I feel that it would be well to give them votes," and on November 15, 1909, he noted: "I'll just put down my belief in the woman’s vote here in black and white."
You can click on Sloan's diary page to see his words in full.