Papers, 1847-1968 (inclusive), 1909-1929 (bulk).

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Papers, 1847-1968 (inclusive), 1909-1929 (bulk).

Photographs, diaries, notebooks, suffrage speeches, memorabilia, clippings, personal correspondence, and correspondence pertaining to her suffrage work and her work as a city official. The diaries and notebooks cover the period 1911-1916, with occasional entries about Foley's suffrage work. The clippings concern mainly her work as a suffrage speaker and organizer, and the memorabilia include suffrage flags, buttons, and posters, as well as anti-suffrage literature.

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Ryan, Agnes E., 1878-1954

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Goodnow, Helen Elizabeth, 1894-

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Helen Elizabeth Goodnow was born in 1894, probably into a well to do family, and lived in the Boston area. In the 1910s she campaigned for suffrage in Boston, serving as chairman of Ward 25 in Brighton, perhaps under the auspices of the Massachusetts Woman Suffrage Association. Goodnow probably accompanied Margaret Foley on her "Southern Trip" in 1916. She was living with Foley at the time of the latter's death....

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Gardener, Helen H. (Helen Hamilton), 1853-1925

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Women's Trade Union League of Boston.

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The Boston Women's Trade Union League was founded in 1904. Although it seldom had a paid secretary or a fully functioning headquarters, it aided strikers and worked with local unions on organizing campaigns. From the description of Records, 1923-1933 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122387472 ...

Foley, Margaret, 1873-1957

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Reilly, Caroline I.

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Writer and suffragist Caroline I. Reilly served as chairman of the Press Committee of the National American Woman Suffrage Association, and assistant to Anna Howard Shaw on the Council of National Defense (1919). In 1921, Reilly was executive secretary of the League of Women Voters in Washington, D.C. From the description of Series VIII of the Mary Earhart Dillon Collection, 1907-1941 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232008772 ...

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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 ...

Massachusetts Woman Suffrage Association

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In 1870, within a year of forming the American Woman Suffrage Association, Lucy Stone, Henry Blackwell, Julia Ward Howe, and others founded the Massachusetts Woman Suffrage Association. MWSA was affiliated with AWSA and shared both its goals and activities. The merger, in 1890, of AWSA with the National Woman Suffrage Association to form the National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA), prompted Alice Stone Blackwell and Ellen Batelle Dietrick to write a new constitution in April 1892. T...

Fitzgerald, Susan W. (Susan Walker), 1871-

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Ohio Woman Suffrage Association

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Margaret Brent Suffrage Guild.

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Reitman, Ben L. (Ben Lewis), 1874-1951.

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Peters, Andrew James, 1872-1938.

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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...

Addams, Jane, 1860-1935

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New York State Woman Suffrage Party

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The New York State Woman Suffrage Party was a branch of the National American Woman Suffrage Association which was formed in 1890 to reunite the suffrage movement and to coordinate the suffrage campaign. From the description of New York State Woman Suffrage Party records, 1915-1919, bulk (1917). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122466571 From the guide to the New York State Woman Suffrage Party records, 1915-1919, 1917, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts...

Belmont, Alva, 1853-1933

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