Louisville Equal Rights Association Minute Book, 1895 January 7 - 1895 January 12 (pt. 1)

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Louisville Equal Rights Association Minute Book, 1895 January 7 - 1895 January 12 (pt. 1)

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Louisville Equal Rights Association

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1895 January 7 - 1895 January 12

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Mss BJ L894

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Minutes of Meeting January 7th 1895

Meeting at the home of the President, eight members present. In the absence of the Secretary the minutes were dispensed with, and the meeting proceeded to business.A letter was read from Mrs. Rachel Foster Avery, asking that Mrs. Carrie Chapman Catt who was traveling with Miss Anthony be received and divide the time of the lecture. It was moved and carried that Mrs. Avery be telegraphed that Mrs. Catt would be welcome. Moved and carried that the gentlemen of the Church of the Messiah who usually act as ushers be asked to help the E.R.A. in that capacity. Also that they be asked to take up a collection. Moved and carried that the special advertising be done by means of tickets for distribution and that 500 be ordered of the Courier Job Printing Co if practicable. Moved and carried that Dr. Jones, Dr Heywood and Dr. Boyce be invited to take part in the opening and closing exercises.

The following Committees were appointed:

Mrs. Leech on flowers. Mrs. Watts and Miss Green on press and tickets. Miss. Geo. Avery on entertainment, Miss Leib on room, ushers and collection. Meeting then adjourned.

Report of Lectures By Miss Leib, Rec. for the evening.

On January 12th Miss Susan B. Anthony and Mrs Carrie Chapman Catt lectured at the Sunday School of the Church of the Messiah under the auspices of the Equal Rights Association. The meeting was wellattended, there being insufficient room to accommodate all.The Rev. C. J. K. Jones -pastor of the church -opened the meeting by a short address introducing Miss Anthony. She delivered a lecture on “Suffrage for Women” -in which she gave an interesting account of the earlier difficulties and trials which presented

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Louisville Equal Rights Association, “Louisville Equal Rights Association Minute Book, 1895 January 7 - 1895 January 12 (pt. 1),” The Filson Historical Society , accessed June 16, 2021, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/877.