Letter from Delaware suffragist Martha Cranston to activist Jeanette Rankin, April 6, 1917

Title

Letter from Delaware suffragist Martha Cranston to activist Jeanette Rankin, April 6, 1917

Description

Martha Cranston served as President of the Wilmington Suffrage Alliance, President of the Delaware Equal Suffrage Association, and President of the Delaware League of Women Voters. Cranston advocated for both the Temperance cause and the Woman's Suffrage Movement. Jeanette Rankin would become the first woman elected to Congress in 1916.

Creator

Cranston, Martha (1846-1927)

Date

April 6, 1917

Type

Correspondence

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Citation

Cranston, Martha (1846-1927), “Letter from Delaware suffragist Martha Cranston to activist Jeanette Rankin, April 6, 1917,” DeGolyer Library Exhibits, accessed May 27, 2022, https://degolyer.omeka.net/items/show/107.