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Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947

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Carrie Chapman Catt papers

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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...