Women's Suffrage


Women's Suffrage


Women - Suffrage - United States


Materials from the Filson's collections concerning the Women's Suffrage movement


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Patty Prather Thum, Women's Who's Who of America, 1914-1915
Entry for Patty Prather Thum in Women's Who's Who of America, 1914-1915

Breckinridge, Madeline McDowell
Madeline McDowell Breckinridge (1872–1920), a great-granddaughter of Henry Clay and sister-in-law of Sophonisba Breckinridge, served as president of the Kentucky Equal Rights Association from 1912 to 1915 and from 1919 to 1920.

Suffrage meeting, c. 1920
Unidentified group of women outside either a suffrage meeting outside a voting place in 1920.

"Votes for Women" streamer, Melville Otter Briney papers, c. 1915
Page from the papers of Ms. Melville Otter Briney of Louisville, Kentucky. On this page is pasted a streamer that reads "Votes for Women," accompanied by a note: "I was a page at Mrs. Snowden's lecture." Otter is referring to the November 1915…
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