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Thirtieth Annual Convention and Fiftieth Anniversary Celebration of the National American Woman Suffrage Association

Thirtieth Annual Convention and Fiftieth Anniversary Celebration of th...

Announcing 1898 National American Woman Suffrage Association Convention, Washington, D.C.; hotel and rail road rates; suggests state reports on fifty years of progress

Carrie Chapman Catt coming to Geneva

Carrie Chapman Catt coming to Geneva

Carrie Chapman Catt, photomechanical print

Suffrage Talk of Carrie Chapman Catt; page 2

Suffrage Talk of Carrie Chapman Catt; page 2

Carrie Chapman Catt speaks to 500; women's progress in education and contributions to labor force make woman suffrage inevitable

Suffrage Talk of Carrie Chapman Catt

Suffrage Talk of Carrie Chapman Catt

Carrie Chapman Catt speaks to 500; women's progress in education and contributions to labor force make woman suffrage inevitable

Sketch of Life of Carrie Chapman Catt; page 2

Sketch of Life of Carrie Chapman Catt; page 2

Carrie Chapman Catt biographical sketch and drawing

Sketch of Life of Carrie Chapman Catt

Sketch of Life of Carrie Chapman Catt

Carrie Chapman Catt biographical sketch and drawing

Carrie Chapman Catt to Anne Fitzhugh Miller, December 1904

Carrie Chapman Catt to Anne Fitzhugh Miller, December 1904

Carrie Chapman Catt thanks Anne Fitzhugh Miller for sending her a copy of the Geneva Political Equality Club souvenir booklet; notes she has put Elizabeth Smith Miller's picture over her desk.

Susan B. Anthony with seven other women

Susan B. Anthony with seven other women

Susan Brownell Anthony, (February 15, 1820 - March 13, 1906) was a prominent a prominent American suffragist leader who, along with Elizabeth Cady Stanton, led the effort to secure Women's suffrage in the Unite... more

[Carrie Chapman Catt, half-length portrait, seated, facing left, on telephone]

[Carrie Chapman Catt, half-length portrait, seated, facing left, on te...

National Photo Company Collection. Title devised by Library staff.

Mrs. Carrie Chapman Catt, Speaker at Continental Hall.

Mrs. Carrie Chapman Catt, Speaker at Continental Hall.

Title transcribed from item. Summary: Formal portrait, head and shoulders, Carrie Chapman Catt, facing forward with head and eyes turned slightly to right, wearing a high-collared, richly brocaded or embroidere... more

Carrie Chapman Catt and Miss Helen Gardener

Carrie Chapman Catt and Miss Helen Gardener

Title from unverified data provided by the National Photo Company on the negatives or negative sleeves. Date from negatives in same range. Gift; Herbert A. French; 1947. General information about the National P... more

Carrie Chapman Catt

Carrie Chapman Catt

Carrie Chapman Catt was reelected President, International Woman Suffrage Alliance, June 1911.

Women at Work for the Right to Vote: Carrie Chapman Catt and Anna Howard Shaw

Women at Work for the Right to Vote: Carrie Chapman Catt and Anna Howa...

Clipping illustration of woman on horseback marching toward a "Franchise" sunrise with photomechanical prints of Carrie Chapman Catt and Rev. Anna Howard Shaw

Proceedings at the presentation to the Hon. Robert Dale Owen of a silver pitcher, on behalf of the women of Indiana, on the 28th day of May, 1851

Proceedings at the presentation to the Hon. Robert Dale Owen of a silv...

In 1851, Indiana adopted a state constitution that included a measure protecting the property rights of married women. Robert Dale Owen was the chief architect of this provision and the women of Indiana honored... more

Report of the Woman's Rights Meeting, at Mercantile Hall, May 27, 1859 ..

Report of the Woman's Rights Meeting, at Mercantile Hall, May 27, 1859...

This is a report of a meeting held in Boston, Massachusetts, concerning women's rights in New England. Among the speakers were Wendell Phillips, Caroline Dall, Harriot Hunt, James Freeman Clarke, and John T. Sa... more

Proceedings of the first anniversary of the American Equal Rights Association, held at the Church of the Puritans, New York, May 9 and 10, 1867

Proceedings of the first anniversary of the American Equal Rights Asso...

This report contains addresses by Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Samuel J. May, C.C. Burleigh, Frances D. Gage, Lucretia Mott, Parker Pillsbury, Ernestine Rose, Henry Ward Beecher, Sojourner Truth, and Charles Lenox R... more

The Ohio convention reporter

The Ohio convention reporter

This publication proposes to cover all of the major conventions taking place in Ohio. In the March, 1870, issue, it published the proceedings of the Ohio Woman Suffrage Convention. Lucy Stone was a keynote spea... more

Suffrage conferred by the Fourteenth Amendment : woman's suffrage in the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia, in general term, October, 1871 : Sara J. Spencer vs. The Board of Registration, and Sarah E. Webster vs. The Judges of Election : argument of the counsel for the plaintiffs : with the opinions of the court

Suffrage conferred by the Fourteenth Amendment : woman's suffrage in t...

Sara J. Spencer and Sarah E. Webster each brought cases before the court in the District of Columbia arguing that they were enfranchised by the Fourteenth Amendment. This pamphlet contains the arguments of thei... more

Constitutional equality, a right of woman ; or, A consideration of the various relations which she sustains as a necessary part of the body of society and humanity : with her duties to herself ; together with a review of the Constitution of the United States, showing that the rights to vote is guaranteed to all citizens ; also a review of the rights of children

Constitutional equality, a right of woman ; or, A consideration of the...

Written by one of the more radical women's rights activists of the nineteenth century and covers a wide range of topics concerning the role of women in American society. It also includes a chapter on the rights... more

Legislative wrongs to labor and how to right them : address delivered before the committees of the Constitutional Convention of Pennsylvania, in Constitutional Hall, January 31, 1873

Legislative wrongs to labor and how to right them : address delivered ...

The message of this pamphlet is that all women in Pennsylvania must be enfranchised under the new state constitution to keep business interests--in this specific case the railroads and the coal mines--from runn... more

Woman suffrage : the argument of Carrie S. Burnham before Chief Justice Reed, and Associate Justices Agnew, Sharswood and Mercur, of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, in banc, on the third and fourth of April, 1873 ; with an appendix containing the opinion of Hon. George Sharswood and a complete history of the case ; also, a compilation of the laws of Pennsylvania touching the rights of women

Woman suffrage : the argument of Carrie S. Burnham before Chief Justic...

Carrie S. Burnham tried to vote in the state of Pennsylvania in 1871. This pamphlet concerns her arguments before the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania about why she was entitled to vote. In addition to Burnham's a... more

An account of the proceedings on the trial of Susan B. Anthony on the charge of illegal voting at the Presidential election in Nov., 1872, and on the trial of Beverly W. Jones, Edwin T. Marsh and William B. Hall, the inspectors of elections by whom her vote was received

An account of the proceedings on the trial of Susan B. Anthony on the ...

LC copy has annotations, a newspaper clipping, and a letter and two congressional documents tipped after the text. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Taxation of women in Massachusetts

Taxation of women in Massachusetts

This pamphlet examines the legal and political status of women in Massachusetts from 1780 to 1871. It includes a brief appendix tabulating the amount women have paid in taxes while being denied the right to vot... more