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Suffragists -- United States -- History -- Sources

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Hannah J. Bailey Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-005
Overview Hannah Johnston Bailey was a Quaker pacifist, suffragist, reformer,temperance leader, superintendent of the Department of Peace and Arbitration of the National Woman's Christian Temperance Union from 1887 to 1916, president and business manager of the Woman's Temperance Publication Association, the publishing arm of the WCTU, president of the Maine Woman Suffrage Association (1891-1899), and a member of the National American Woman Suffrage Association. Included in her papers is material that...
Dates: 1836-1923

Hannah Clothier Hull Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-016
Abstract Hannah Clothier Hull (1872-1958), was one of the founders of the Woman's Peace Party and the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. She served as a national officer of the WILPF for nearly forty years. Hull was also active in other social reform movements. A member of a well-to-do Quaker family, Hannah Clothier graduated from Swarthmore College in 1891. She first worked at a Philadelphia settlement house and then entered the graduate program in social work at Bryn Mawr College. In...
Dates: 1889-1958

Mary Kelsey Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Kelsey, Mary
Abstract Includes miscellaneous correspondence; two oversize scrapbooks (ca. 1914-1919) which contain correspondence (some with her relative, Kate Kelsey); articles and half-tone images from U.S. and foreign periodicals about World War I; small posters; sheet music; and material about Woodrow Wilson's 1916 presidential campaign and the Women's March for Woodrow Wilson in Washington D.C., ca. 1917; also small amounts of secondary material relating to the American Friends Service Committee, the Fellowship...
Dates: 1914-1919

Belva Ann Lockwood Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-098
Overview Belva Ann McNall Lockwood (1830-1917), was the first woman attorney to practice before the Supreme Court. She personally lobbied members of Congress to pass a special act admitting women to the bar of the Court, and first practiced before the Court in 1879. Lockwood ran for the U.S. presidency in 1884 and 1888, being the first woman to have a complete, national campaign for that office. From the 1870s onward Lockwood was active with the radical peace group, the Universal Peace Union,...
Dates: 1878-1917, 1984, 1986, 1992

Laura Puffer Morgan Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Morgan, Laura Puffer
Overview 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.
Dates: 1926-1962

Mildred Scott Olmsted Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-082
Abstract Mildred Scott Olmsted, peace activist and suffragist, was born in Glenolden, Pennsylvania, in 1890. In 1922, Olmsted became Executive Secretary of the Pennsylvania Branch of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF). From 1934 onward she assumed national positions with the organization. In 1946, Olmsted became National Administrative Secretary and held that position (until her retirement in 1966. She remained active as Executive Director Emerita of WILPF and also served on...
Dates: 1881-1990; Majority of material found within 1907-1990

Alice Locke Park Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Park, Alice Locke

Alice Paul Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Paul, Alice
Abstract Collection consists of photocopied photographs and clippings.
Dates: 1907-1992

Jeannette Rankin Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Rankin, Jeannette
Overview 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.
Dates: 1917-2011

Rebecca Shelley Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Shelley, Rebecca