Catharine Waugh McCulloch papers in the Mary Earhart Dillon collection, 1869-1945

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Catharine Waugh McCulloch papers in the Mary Earhart Dillon collection, 1869-1945

1869-1945

Correspondence, speeches, articles, etc., of Catharine Waugh McCulloch, suffragist and lawyer.

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Alice Locke Park, feminist, reformer, and pacifist, was born in Boston in 1861 but lived most of her life in California. She was active in both national and international organizations for the improvement of prison conditions, labor laws, humane education, wild life conservation, and the preservation of natural resources. Her primary interest, however, was in women's rights, and she was assistant director of the Susan B. Anthony Memorial Committee of California. From the description ...

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Lawyer and U.S. secretary of the interior. From the description of Harold L. Ickes papers, 1815-1969 (bulk 1933-1951). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980130 Harold Ickes (1874-1952) was a United States administrator and politician. He served as Secretary of the Interior for 13 years, from 1933 to 1946, the longest tenure of anyone to hold the office, and afterwards he became a syndicated columnist writing on political topics. From the guide to the Harold Ickes ...

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Women Lawyer's Association.

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Gillett, Emma Millinda, 1852-1927.

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Journalist, lawyer, and public official. From the description of Louis Freeland Post papers, 1864-1940 (bulk 1900-1922). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71062290 Biographical Note 1849, Nov. 15 Born, Sussex County, N.J. 1864 1865 Printer’s ap...

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Dunlap, Flora

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Altgeld, John Peter, 1847-1902

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Illinois governor, 1893-1897. From the description of Legal documents, 1894-1896. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 26496721 From the description of Letter: Springfield, Ill., to John R. Tanner, 1897 Jan. 10. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 26507504 From the description of Legal document: order for arrest and extradition of a fugitive, 1895 Nov. 4. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 26507...

Kepley, Ada H. (Ada Harriet), 1847-1925

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Henrotin, Ellen M. (Ellen Martin), 1847-1922

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Henrotin, the second president of the General Federation of Women's Clubs and wife of a Chicago banker, was active in reform movements; she helped bring the newly organized women's clubs into a national and international movement. From the description of Papers, 1865-1921 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232006645 ...

Manus, Rosa

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Billings, Charles L.

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Jacobs, Aletta H. (Aletta Henriette), 1854-1929

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Somerville, Nellie Nugent, 1863-1952.

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Nellie Nugent Somerville, a pioneer in Mississippi work for women's rights and the first woman to be elected to the state House of Representatives, was active in the Mississippi Woman's Christian Temperance Union, the Daughters of the American Revolution, the First Methodist Church of Greenville, the Monteagle Assembly, the Mississippi Woman Suffrage Association, and women's clubs. Lucy Somerville Howorth (1895- ), Somerville's daughter, a lawyer and also a representativ...

Potter, Frances Squire, 1867-1914

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Illinois Equal Suffrage Association

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Garrison, William Lloyd, 1838-1909

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Johnson, Carrie Ashton

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Everett, Elizabeth Hawley, 1857-1940

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Woman's Journal

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Paul, Alice, 1885-1977

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Quaker, lawyer, and lifelong activist for women's rights, Alice Paul was educated at Swarthmore and the University of Pennsylvania, where her doctoral dissertation was on the legal status of women in Pennsylvania. She later earned law degrees from Washington College of Law and American University. Paul also studied economics and sociology at the universities of London and Birmingham and worked at a number of British social settlements (1907-1910). While in England she wa...

Young, Ella Flagg, 1845-1918

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Mills, Harriet May, 1857-1935

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Women's Bar Association of Illinois

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Evald, Emmy (Carlsson), 1857-1946

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Duniway, Abigail Scott, 1834-1915

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A writer, newspaper publisher, and promoter for women's rights, Abigail Scott Duniway was Oregon's strongest voice for the cause of woman's suffrage. Born Abigail Jane Scott in 1834, she left Illinois for Oregon with her family in 1852, where she met her husband Ben Duniway. The couple settled in Yamhill County, but because of financial difficulties and Ben's permanent injury in a wagon accident, they had to sell their land. The couple moved to nearby Lafayette, where Abigail taught school and, ...

Couzins, Phoebe Wilson, 1839? -1913

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Blount, Anna E.

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Willis, Gwendolen Brown, 1876-

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Peck, Mary Gray, 1867?-1957

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Smith, Julia (Holmes) Abbott, 1839-1930

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Robins, Margaret Dreier 1868-1945

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Women's rights leader and social activist. Margaret Dreier Robins was born in 1868 in Brooklyn, New York. She left New York in 1925 and moved to Florida with her husband Raymond Robins. The Robins' resided at a large estate called Chinsegut Hill near the town of Brooksville. Margaret was a founder and leader of the National Women's Trade Union League and an outspoken crusader for equal rights for women in the workplace. She and her husband were also active in politics and campaigned for candidat...

Rockford College (Rockford, Ill.)

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Shaw, Anna Howard, 1847-1919

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Anna Howard Shaw (February 14, 1847 – July 2, 1919) was a leader of the women's suffrage movement in the United States. She was also a physician and one of the first ordained female Methodist ministers in the United States. Born in northern England in Newcastle-upon-Tyne in 1847, her family left England and immigrated to the United States. In their new country, the Shaws made several moves. After settling in the bustling port city of New Bedford, Massachusetts, they uprooted again, this time ...

Blackwell, Alice Stone, 1857-1950

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Daughter of suffrage leaders Lucy Stone and Henry Browne Blackwell, Alice Stone Blackwell joined her parents in writing and editing the Woman's Journal. For additional biographical information, see Notable American Women, 1607-1950 (1971). From the description of Papers in the Woman's Rights Collection, 1885-1950 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232008749 Editor, The woman's journal and suffrage news. From the description of Letter, 1920 Apr...

Bowen, Louise Hadduck (deKoven), 1859-1953

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Hauser, Elizabeth J.

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Anderson, Mary, 1872-1964

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Anderson, Director of the Women's Bureau of the U.S. Department of Labor for 25 years, had emigrated from Sweden at 16. She worked for 18 years as a machine operator in shoe factories, was active in the Boot and Shoe Workers Union, and organized women workers for the National Women's Trade Union League before her appointment as assistant director of the Women in Industry Service in 1918. Anderson became director in 1919 and remained in that position (the Women in Industry Service became the Wome...

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...

Addams, Jane, 1860-1935

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Social reformer; founder of Hull House settlement, Chicago. From the description of Letter: Hull-House, Chicago, to Louis J. Keller, Chicago, 1912 May 13. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 26496308 From the description of Letter: Hull-House, Chicago, to Paul M. Angle, Springfield, Ill., 1932 June 24. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 26496294 Founder of Hull House in Chicago. From the description of Cor...

Boyer, Ida Porter, 1859-

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Boyer served as field secretary of the Pennsylvania Woman Suffrage Association, manager of the woman suffrage campaign in Oklahoma, and organizer for the National American Woman Suffrage Association. For additional biographical information, see Woman's Who's Who of America, 1914-15 (1914). From the description of Papers in the Woman's Rights Collection, 1853-1940 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232008780 ...

Harte, Grace H.

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Crane, Caroline Bartlett, 1858-1935

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Caroline Bartlett Crane was a Kalamazoo, Michigan Unitarian minister. From the guide to the Caroline Bartlett Crane addresses and other printed items, 1889-1922, (Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan) ...

Bacon, Eugenie M.

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National American Woman Suffrage Association

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Formed in 1890 by the merger of the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association. From the description of National American Woman Suffrage Association records, 1839-1961 bulk (1890-1930). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979907 The National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA) was formed in 1890 with the merger of the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association. NAWSA fought for complete political ...

General Federation of Women's Clubs

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Zitkala is the Indian name for Gertrude Bonnin, 1876-1938. From the guide to the National Council of American Indians records, 1926-1938, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) ...

Dunne, Edward F. (Edward Fitzsimons), 1853-1937

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Mayor of Chicago (1905-1907) and governor of Illinois (1913-1917). From the description of Papers, 1913-1916. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 123416154 ...