Pamphlet : Address of May Wright Sewall, president of the National Council of Women at the opening of the second triennial session of the National Council of Women, Washington, D.C. February 18, 1895.

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Title

Pamphlet : Address of May Wright Sewall, president of the National Council of Women at the opening of the second triennial session of the National Council of Women, Washington, D.C. February 18, 1895.

Description

The National Council of Women of the United States was founded in 1888 as a part of the International Council of Women, a new organization intended to establish connections between women's rights organizations across the world. May Wright Sewall was the second president of the National Council of Women of the United States, following Frances E. Willard.

In her address, Sewall discusses the Council's efforts on behalf of women to reform divorce laws and work for equal pay for equal work by the Government.

Date

1895

Subject

National Council of Women of the United States. Convention
Sewall-May Wright 1844-1920
Speeches, addresses, etc.
Women -- United States -- Congresses
Women's rights -- United States -- Congresses

Creator

Sewall-May Wright 1844-1920

Publisher

Washington, D.C. : Stormont & Jackson, Printers

Format

32 p.

Language

English

Identifier

DOCU.1895.01

Coverage

February 18, 1895 to March 2, 1895

Original Format

Pamphlets
Speeches (documents)

Physical Dimensions

23 x 14.5 cm.

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