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Women -- Suffrage -- United States

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Carrie Chapman Catt papers

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-M15
Overview Carrie Lane Chapman Catt (1859-1947) was an internationally recognized suffragist, and political activist. In 1900 Catt succeeded Susan B. Anthony as President of the National American Woman Suffrage Association, and remained in the position for four years. Catt founded the International Woman Suffrage Alliance in 1902 and served as its president for many years. During the 1930’s and 1940’s she was active in working against the Nazis, particularly their persecution of Jews. The Carrie...
Dates: 1840 - 1947

Susan Walker FitzGerald papers

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Identifier: BMC-M19
Overview Susan Walker FitzGerald (1871-1943) was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts. While at Bryn Mawr, class of 1893, she founded the Student Government Association and graduated with a degree in history/political science. Susan W. FitzGerald is best known for her commitment to the women's suffrage movement and her involvement in progressive political organizations. The papers are arranged chronologically beginning with a few letters, postcards and memorabilia from Susan's childhood and ending with...
Dates: 1875 - 1924

Emily Howland family photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-115
Overview

Emily Howland (1827-1929) was a Quaker humanitarian and educator who is particularly known for her work with formerly enslaved people in Virginia during and after the American Civil War. This collection includes family photographs and photographs of Howland's abolition and women's rights colleagues.

Dates: 1763 - 1929

Julia Wilbur papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1158
Overview

Civil War era diaries of Julia Wilbur, a teacher and Contraband relief worker.

Dates: 1843-1908; Majority of material found within 1843 - 1895