Lucy B. Johnston papers, 1887-1937.


Lucy B. Johnston papers, 1887-1937.

Personal papers, business & club communications, account & record books, biographical sketches, reports, and addresses relating to a wide variety of political and social causes, particularly traveling libraries; conservation, especially the West Side Forestry Club; historic sites, especially Pawnee Rock (present Pawnee Rock State Historic Site) (Pawnee Rock, Kan.) & Pike's Pawnee Village (present Pawnee Village State Historic Site) (Republic, Kan.); national & state women's clubs including the alumnae organization of her alma mater, Western Female Seminary (Oxford, Ohio); Prohibition; state institutions & hospitals, particularly the Kansas State Industrial School for Girls (present Beloit Juvenile Correctional Facility) (Beloit) & the Kansas State Industrial Farm for Women (Lansing); social reform legislation; World War I Liberty Loans; and women suffrage, including the National American Woman Suffrage Association, Kansas Equal Suffrage Association, & Men's League for Equal Suffrage. Correspondents include Jane Addams; Susan B. Anthony; Clara Barton; Alice Stone Blackwell; Helen Eaker; Julia Perry; Mary Rengrose; Anna Shaw; Governors Walter R. Stubbs of Kansas & John F. Shafroth of Colorado; Stella Stubbs, wife of the governor; Eugene F. Ware & his wife, Jeanette; and Booker T. Washington & his wife, Margaret James Murray Washington.

3 ft. (7 boxes + oversize)


SNAC Resource ID: 7626043

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