Carrie Chapman Catt Papers 1880-1958

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Carrie Chapman Catt Papers MS 31., 1880-1958

Carrie Chapman Catt Papers 1880-1958

Suffragist, president, National American Women Suffrage Association, and pacifist. Papers relate primarily to Catt's public life, primarily her work as president of both the National American Woman Suffrage Association and the International Woman Suffrage Alliance. There is a significant amount of material pertaining to her peace activities. There is also a rich collection of photographs, including many of the Women's Land Army, created in Great Britain during World War II to aid in the war effort.

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National Committee on the Cause and Cure of War (U.S.)

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The National Committee on the Cause and Cure of War was a cooperative enterprise of several American women's organizations--none of them pacifist but all of them interested in working for peace. Carrie Chapman Catt was one of the organizers. The Committee was supported financially by grants from the cooperating organizations, as well as by individual contributions. The emphasis was on education; the two outstanding activities were the annual conference, instituted in 1925 and continuing until th...

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International Woman Suffrage Alliance. Conference

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Anthony, Susan Brownell, 1820-1906

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Susan B. Anthony (b. February 15, 1820, Adams, Massachusetts-d. March 13, 1906, Rochester, New York)1820-1906), educated in New York and at the Philadelphia Friends Seminary. Anthony taught at various New York schools between 1839 and 1849. She became involved in women's suffrage, temperance, abolitionism, and labor reform after a meeting with Elizabeth Cady Stanton in 1850. Between 1868 and 1870 Anthony edited the "Revolution" a women's suffrage weekly. Best known for her lifelong crusade fo...

Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947

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Carrie Lane Chapman Catt, suffragist, early feminist, political activist, and Iowa State alumna (1880), was born on January 9, 1859 in Ripon, Wisconsin to Maria Clinton and Lucius Lane. At the close of the Civil War, the Lanes moved to a farm near Charles City, Iowa where they remained throughout their lives. Carrie entered Iowa State College in 1877 completing her work in three years. She graduated at the top of her class and while in Ames established military drills for women, became the first...