Portrait of Susan Look Avery, n.d.

Title

Portrait of Susan Look Avery, n.d.

Description

Susan Look Avery founded the Woman's Club of Louisville in 1890 when she was 73 years old. The club supported civic improvements, championed education and philanthropy, and cultivated the fine arts. It had 39 charter members who were often involved in other activist organizations as well. Avery herself was a leading member of the Louisville Equal Rights Association, the city's first organization dedicated to winning the vote for women.

Creator

Unknown artist

Source

Filson Museum Collection, Gift of Catherine Warner and Mary W. Fewell

Date

ca. 1890s

Rights

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Format

Type

Still image

Identifier

2019.25.1

Files

https://filsonhistorical.org/wp-content/uploads/20200313_150947344_iOS.jpg

Citation

Unknown artist, “Portrait of Susan Look Avery, n.d.,” The Filson Historical Society , accessed April 11, 2021, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/1020.