Collection of documents by and about abolitionists and women's rights activists, Part 2 (Liv-W), 1775-1943 (inclusive).

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Lutz, Alma,. Collection of documents by and about abolitionists and women's rights activists, Part 2 (Liv-W), 1775-1943 (inclusive).

Collection of documents by and about abolitionists and women's rights activists, Part 2 (Liv-W), 1775-1943 (inclusive).

Correspondence collected by Lutz of leading abolitionists and 19th and early 20th century feminists concerns antislavery and women's rights. Also included is Mary Grew's diary about the World's Anti-Slavery Convention held in London in 1840, and correspondence on the Equal Rights Amendment.

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Pankhurst, Emmeline, 1858-1929

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Emmeline Pankhurst (b. July 15, 1858, Manchester, England – d. June 14, 1928, Hampstead, England) was a British political activist and leader of the British suffragette movement who helped women win the right to vote. Born in Moss Side, Manchester to politically active parents, Pankhurst was introduced at the age of 14 to the women's suffrage movement. On 18 December 1879, she married Richard Pankhurst, a barrister known for supporting women's right to vote; they had five children over the next...

Wallcutt, Robert Folger.

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Severance, Caroline M. Seymour (Caroline Maria Seymour), 1820-1914

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Caroline Maria Seymour Severance, suffragist, reformer, and social activist, was born in Canadaigua, New York, in January 1820. In 1840 she married Theodoric Severance. The Severances first lived in Cleveland, Ohio, but moved to Boston in 1855. In 1868, Caroline Severance founded the New England Women's Club, the first women's club in the United States earning her the name "Mother of Clubs." The Severances moved to Los Angeles in 1875 where she continued her various reform work including Unitari...

Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892

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John Greenleaf Whittier was a wildly popular New England poet. A deeply committed and active abolitionist, he wrote many of his poems with a political agenda, although distinguished by an open-minded tolerance so often lacking in his fellow abolitionists. Although his works are somewhat marred by overtly political and overly sentimental works, the core of his output stands as fine, lyrical American verse. From the description of John Greenleaf Whittier letters, 1858 and 1876. (Pennsy...

Long, John Davis, 1838-1915

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U.S. secretary of the navy and U.S. representative and governor of Massachusetts. From the description of Letters and signature of John Davis Long, 1885-1900. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71014961 ...

Shaw, Anna Howard, 1847-1919

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Anna Howard Shaw was born February 14, 1847 at Newcastle upon Tyne, England. When she was four, her family moved to Massachusetts. In 1859 her father settled his wife and younger children in an unfinished cabin on Michigan's frontier while he returned east. Shaw's bitter recollections of the responsibilities that fell to her in the next decade make up the most powerful section of the memoirs she published as Story of a Pioneer (1915). Vowing to avoid dependency, Shaw prepared herself for the min...

Warren, Mercy Otis, 1728-1814

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Historian, poet, and dramatist. From the description of History of the rise, progress, and termination of the American Revolution : manuscripts, 1801-1805. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71069040 Poet, historian, and playwright. From the description of Papers of Mercy Otis Warren, 1709-1841. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71067673 Mercy Otis Warren (1728-1814) was born in Barnstable, Mass., the daughter of James Otis (1702-1778) and Mary Allyne Otis (170...

Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915

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Booker T. Washington was an African American educator and public figure. Born a slave on a small farm in Virginia, he worked his way through the Hampton Institute and became an instructor there. He was the first principal of the Tuskegee Institute, and under his management it became a successful center for practical education. A forceful and charismatic personality, he became a national figure through his books and lectures. Although his conservative views concerned many critics, he became the m...

Whiting, Eliza Rose Gray.

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Sigourney, L. H. (Lydia Howard), 1791-1865

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American author. b. Lydia Howard Huntley. From the description of Correspondence, 1839-1846. (Lewis & Clark Library). WorldCat record id: 24917231 Author Sigourney was known as the "Sweet Singer of Hartford." For biographical information, see Notable American Women, 1607-1950 (1971). From the description of Papers, 1834-1865 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007487 American author. Born Lydia Howard Huntley, m. Charles Sigourn...

Lutz, Alma

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Lutz (1890-1973) was a member of the national council of the National Woman's Party, and literature chairman and contributing editor of Equal Rights, the NWP's official organ. She was also an active member of the Massachusetts Branch of the NWP. The primary goal of the NWP was passage of an Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. constitution; it also worked on otwomen's rights issues. From the description of Papers, 1921-1961 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 1225064...

Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884

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Wendell Phillips (1811-1884), orator and reformer, was one of the leaders of the abolitionist movement in Boston, Mass., wrote frequently for William Lloyd Garrison's (1805-1879) _Liberator_, and eventually became president of the American Anti-Slavery Society. He contributed much to the cause through inflammatory speeches favoring the division of the Union and opposing the acquisition of Texas and the war with Mexico. Later Phillips became an advocate of women's rights, penal reforms, and the l...

Weston, Caroline

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Pankhurst, Christabel, Dame, 1880-1958

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Christabel Pankhurst was an English-born social activist. Along with her sister Sylvia and her mother Emmeline, she became active in the women's suffrage movement by joining the National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies. They later formed the more radical Women's Social and Political Union. She achieved a law degree but was unable to develop a law career because of her gender. She also lived in the United States and was active in the Second Adventist movement. She published works on women's r...

Rankin, Jeannette, 1880-1973

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A pacifist and feminist (B.A., University of Montana, 1902) Rankin was the first congresswoman, representing Montana in 1917-1919 and in 1941-43; she was the only Member of Congress to vote against U.S. participation in both world wars. In the 1920s she worked for the National Consumers' League and the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, and founded the Georgia Peace Society. In the 1930s, she worked for the National Council for Prevention of War. From 1945 to the early 1970s, sh...

M'Kim, J. Miller (James Miller), 1810-1874

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Livermore, Mary A. (Mary Ashton), 1820-1905

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American journalist, philanthropist and lecturer. From the description of Mary A. Livermore autograph and quotation [manuscript], 1890 March 12, undated. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 436869881 Civil War worker, suffrage leader and lecturer, editor of The Woman's Journal. From the description of Letter, 1901 April 4, Melrose [to] Mrs. Ward. (Washington State University). WorldCat record id: 39796808 Mary Ashton Rice Livermore, abolitionis...

Sargent, Mary Elizabeth Fiske, 1827-1904.

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Ward, William Hayes, 1835-1916

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William Hayes Ward, 1835-1916, born Abington, Mass. Editor, Assyriologist, author. Educated 1856 Amherst, 1859 graduated Andover Seminary, 1885 LLD Amherst. Ordained Congregationalist minister. Associate editor, later editor-in-chief of "The Independent" (New York weekly) between 1868-1913. Director of Wolfe Expedition to Babylonia 1884-85. President of American Oriental Society. Wrote Biography of Sydney Lanier, What I Believe and Why, etc. Samuel Sydney McClure,1857-19...

Love, Alfred H. (Alfred Harry), 1830-1913

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Wallace, Zerelda Gray Sanders, 1817-1901.

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Owen, Robert L., 1940-

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Born in Newtown, Great Britain 1771, died in Newtown 1858; cooperator and utopian socialist; made name as an educational philanthropist during his management of the industrial community New Lanark, Scotland; agitated for factory reform; founded New Harmony, a communitarian experiment in the USA 1825-1828; back in Britain launched the National Equitable Labour Exchange in 1832, the Grand National Consolidated Trades Union in 1834 and the Association of All Classes of All Nations in 1835; continue...

Smith, Abigail Adams, 1765-1813

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Purvis, Robert, 1810-1898

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Plummer, Charles H.

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Smith, Elizabeth Oakes Prince, 1806-1893

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Elizabeth Oakes Smith was a notably intelligent, talented, and accomplished 19th century American author. She first published poems in her husband's newspapers, began to write in earnest to alleviate financial concerns, and produced a remarkably capable and diverse body of work including poetry, essays, children's stories, novels, and non-fiction. She became one of the first women lecturers, speaking on women's rights and abolition. She was well-connected and well-respected by her peers, and mai...

Powell, Rose Arnold, 1876-1961.

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Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880

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Lucretia Mott (née Coffin) was born Jan. 3, 1793 in Nantucket, MA. She was a descendent of Peter Folger and Mary Morrell Folger and a cousin of Framer Benjamin Franklin. Mott became a teacher; her interest in women's rights began when she discovered that male teachers at the school were paid significantly more than female staff. A well known abolitionist, Mott considered slavery to be evil, a Quaker view. When she moved to Philadelphia, she became Quaker minister. Along with white and black wo...

Wells, Charlotte Fowler, 1814-1901

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Weld, Theodore Dwight, 1803-1895

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Writer Weld, the husband of Angelina Grimké, was active in the abolitionist and temperance movements. For additional biographical information, see Dictionary of American Biography and Who Was Who in America, 1607-1896 (1963). From the description of Letters, 1880-1890 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007533 Theodore Dwight Weld was born in Hampton, Connecticut on November 23, 1803. An advocate and crusader for temperance, abolition and women's right...

May, Samuel J. (Samuel Joseph), 1797-1871

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Samuel May was a Unitarian clergyman of Syracuse, New York with connections to national organizations related to anti-Slavery, temperance, and suffrage, among others. From the description of Samuel J. May diary, 1867. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64691611 Samuel May was a Unitarian Clergyman of Syracuse, New York with connections to national organizations related to Freedman's Relief, Temperance, and Suffrage, among others. From the descripti...

Sanborn, F. B. (Franklin Benjamin), 1831-1917

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Author and journalist. From the description of F.B. Sanborn correspondence and essays, 1852-1879. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84163242 Massachusetts journalist. From the description of Song / words by Mr. F.B. Sanborn, music a part of Brignal Banks. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 62350218 American journalist and reformer. From the description of Letter, 1889 March 21, Concord, Mass., to E.D. Walker, New York. (Boston Athenaeum). W...

Martineau, Harriet, 1802-1876

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Harriet Martineau, English novelist, economist, and social reformer. From the guide to the Harriet Martineau manuscript material : 11 items, ca. 1834-1861, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) English author and traveler. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Stockbridge, Massachusetts, to Judge Joseph Story, [1836] May 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270871427 Harriet Martineau, journalis...

Prang, Mary Amelia Dana Hicks, 1836-1927.

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Sanger, Margaret, 1879-1966

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Margaret Louise Higgins was born in Corning, New York, on September 15, 1879, the sixth of eleven children and the third of four daughters born to Anne Purcell Higgins and Michael Hennessey Higgins, a stone mason. Her two elder sisters worked to supplement the family income, and financed her education at Claverack College, a private coeducational preparatory school in the Catskills. After leaving Claverack, Higgins took a job teaching first grade to immigrant children, but decided after a short ...

Stanton, Elizabeth Cady, 1815-1902

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Elizabeth Cady Stanton was born in Johnstown, New York in 1815. She organized the first Women's Rights Convention at Senecca Falls, New York, in 1848 and for more than fifty years thereafter was a crusader for women's rights, especially women's suffrage. She died in New York City in 1902....

Pillsbury, Parker, 1809-1898

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American abolitionist. From the description of Letters to Henry David Thoreau [manuscript], 1861 April 9 & 13. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647814558 Massachusetts born abolitionist and labor agent for the New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and American anti-slavery societies. From the description of Letter, Aug. 27, 1864. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 53791439 ...

Loring, Ellis Gray, 1803-1858

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A Boston lawyer and abolitionist who used his legal training to aid runaway slaves, Loring was an organizer of the New England Anti-Slavery Society. He married Louisa Gilman (1797-1868) in 1827. Their daughter, Anna Loring Dresel (1830-1896), was vice president of the Boston Sanitary Commission during the Civil War and president of Vincent Hospital. She married Otto Dresel (1826-1890), a German pianist and composer in 1863; they had two children: Louisa Loring Dresel (1864-195?) and Ellis Loring...

Stone, Lucy, 1818-1893

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Lucy Stone (b. Aug. 13, 1818, West Brookfield, MA–d. Oct. 18, 1893, Boston, MA) was born to parents Hannah Matthews and Francis Stone. At age 16, Stone began teaching in district schools always earning far less money than men. In 1847, she became the first woman in Massachusetts to earn a college degree from Oberlin College. After college, Stone began her career with the Garrisonian Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society and began giving public speeches on women's rights. in the fall of 1847; With...

Mott, Lydia P. (Lydia Philadelphia), 1775-1862

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Tubman, Harriet, 1822-1913

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Harriet Tubman (born Araminta Ross; b. ca. 1822–d. March 10, 1913) was an American abolitionist, humanitarian, and an armed scout and spy for the United States Army during the American Civil War. Born into slavery, Tubman escaped and subsequently made thirteen missions to rescue approximately seventy enslaved families and friends, using the network of antislavery activists and safe houses known as the Underground Railroad. She later helped abolitionist John Brown recruit men for his raid on Har...

Longfellow, Alice M. (Alice Mary), 1850-1928

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Eldest daughter of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow; co-founder of Radcliffe College; served on the Board of Directors of the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities and the Mount Vernon Ladies Association. From the description of Alice Mary Longfellow papers, 1850-1965. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70973658 Alice M. Longfellow, daughter of the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, was closely associated with Radcliffe College as one of seven managers, 1879-1880, memb...

Solis-Cohen, Solomon, 1857-1948

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Solomon Solis-Cohen was a medical doctor, served as Chairman of the Board of Education for Philadelphia, and was active in the Zionist movement in the United States and many other philanthropic endeavors. From the description of Papers, 1933-1943. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122579653 Confederate postmaster at Savannah, Ga. From the description of Solomon Cohen papers, 1863-1865. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 2064929...