Clipping : Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper. The latest Kansas innovation, a municipal government composed of women. April 21, 1888

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Title

Clipping : Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper. The latest Kansas innovation, a municipal government composed of women. April 21, 1888

Description

The article describes the election in Oskaloosa, Kansas where the Mayoral and City Council seats were filled entirely by women after the previous government proved remiss in their duties; the article specifically cites issues related to public improvements.

The pages include portraits of Oskaloosa and new Mayor, Mrs. Mary D. Lowman, and the Common Council comprised of five women.

Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newsletter, a weekly literary and news publication, was published from 1855 to 1922.

Date

1888-04-21

Subject

Balsley, Sadie E.
Election
Golden, Mittie Josephine
Hamilton, Emma K.
Johnson, Carrie
Kansas--Politics and government
Lowman, Mary D.
Morse, Hanna P.
New York (N.Y.)--Newspapers
United States--Kansas--Oskaloosa

Creator

Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newsletter

Publisher

New York, N.Y. : Frank Leslie

Format

2 p.

Language

English

Identifier

ALMS.1888.02

Coverage

Oskaloosa, Kansas

Original Format

Clippings (information artifacts)

Physical Dimensions

40.5 x 26.5 cm.

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