An appeal to the women of the United States by the National Woman Suffrage and Educational Committee, Washington, D.C. 1871

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An appeal to the women of the United States by the National Woman Suffrage and Educational Committee, Washington, D.C. 1871

Description

This appeal urges women to demand equal rights and argues that women were already enfranchised with the Fourteenth and Fifteenth amendments.

The National Woman Suffrage and Educational Committee was created to coordinate the fight for women's rights through the country, distribute publications to assist in those efforts, and appeal for donations for a printing fund.

The committee was comprised of Isabella Beecher Hooker, President; Josephine S. Griffing, Secretary; Mary B. Bowen, Treasurer; Paulina Wright Davis; Ruth Carr Denison; and Susan B. Anthony.

Date

1871

Subject

Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell), 1820-1906
Bowen, Mary B.
Constitutional amendments
Davis, Paulina W. (Paulina Wright), 1813-1876
Denison, Ruth C.
Griffing, Josephine W. (Josephine White), 1814-1872
Hooker, Isabella Beecher, 1822-1907
Women--United States--Political activity

Creator

National Woman Suffrage and Educational Committee

Publisher

Hartford, Conn. : Case, Lockwood & Brainard, Printers

Format

4 p.

Language

English

Identifier

ALMS.1871.03

Coverage

Washington, D.C.

Original Format

Circular letters

Physical Dimensions

24 cm.

URL

Available online through the Library of Congress American Memory Project

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