Suffragists -- United States -- History -- Sources
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Laura Puffer Morgan, throughout her lifetime, worked for organizations and movements that promoted peace, disarmament, world order and international understanding. She was an important analyst and writer on these issues for many periodicals.
Jeannette Rankin (1880-1973), was the first woman to serve in Congress (1917-1919). She was an active suffragist and later worked in peace organizations such as the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom and the National Council for Prevention of War. Rankin founded the Georgia Peace Society in the 1940s, and led the Jeannette Rankin Brigade, an all-women's protest march against the Vietnam war shortly before her death.