Louisville Equal Rights Association Minute Book, Constitution and By-Laws (pt. 1)

Title

Louisville Equal Rights Association Minute Book, Constitution and By-Laws (pt. 1)

Creator

Louisville Equal Rights Association

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The Filson Historical Society Special Collections

Date

1889-1895

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Language

English

Type

Text

Identifier

Mss BJ L894

Text

Louisville Equal Rights Association

Constitution and By-Laws

Constitution

Art 1 - Name - This organization shall be known as the Louisville Equal Rights Association.

Art 2 - Object - Its object shall be to advance the industrial, educational, and legal rights of women, and to obtain the franchise for them.

Art 3 - Membership - Any person may become a member of this Association by signing the Constitution, and paying the sum of one dollar annually, of which twenty-five cents per member shall be sent by local Treasurer to the Treasurer of the Kentucky Equal Rights Association.[Marginal Note: “changed to .35 cts by State Con. and endorsed by L.E.R.A.”]Such person to be entitled to attend once upon business meetings and participationin its deliberations; and any person may become an associate member by paying one dollar annually.No distinction on account of sex shall be made in the membership.

Art 4 - Organization - The officers of this Association shall be a President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer, all of whom shall be ex officio members of the Executive Committee, and shall be elected annually.

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Citation

Louisville Equal Rights Association, “Louisville Equal Rights Association Minute Book, Constitution and By-Laws (pt. 1),” The Filson Historical Society , accessed September 22, 2021, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/827.