Pamphlet : The status of woman; a letter to the Richmond, Virginia Times-Dispatch. December 11, 1909

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Title

Pamphlet : The status of woman; a letter to the Richmond, Virginia Times-Dispatch. December 11, 1909

Description

Mary Johnston was a successful author, historian, playwright, and feminist. In this essay, published in the Times-Dispatch on December 12, 1909, Johnston discusses the relationship between husband and wife from early civilization to the present.

She makes the argument that woman's suffrage will not subvert a woman's love for home and family:
"She has a soul and she is a person. She is the mother of mankind. She made the first home and reared the first child, and she will make the last home and rear the last child. In her long history

Date

1909

Subject

Equal Suffrage League of Virginia
Homemakers
Women--Legal status, laws, etc.
Women--Suffrage--United States--History
Women--Suffrage--Virginia

Creator

Johnston, Mary, 1870-1936

Publisher

Richmond, Va., Equal Suffrage League of Virginia

Format

16 p.

Language

English

Identifier

DOCU.1909.04

Original Format

Pamphlets

Physical Dimensions

15 x 9 cm.

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