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The Woman Suffrage Cook Book contains recipes by more than 164 different women. Copies of this cookbook were sold to raise funds for the suffrage movement, and put the words of its leaders in the homes of everyday housewives. A carefully curated…

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In this text Dr. Jacobi traces the history of the American suffrage movement and offers persuasive arguments for the cause. She notes the inequities of the present social and political state and offers suffrage as the remedy.

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Charlotte Perkins Stetson Gilman was a feminist, author and lecturer. In this work Gilman drew on history, sociology, anthropology, and psychology and used an evolutionary perspective to explore women's subordinate status in society in the past and…

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Pankhurst founded the Women's Social and Political Union (WSPU) in 1903. The British suffrage movement had "officially" started in 1865 in Manchester. The actions of the WSPU brought the suffrage movement into the public forum. Window smashings,…

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In this work Catt has compiled documents related to "why an amendment to the Federal Constitution is the most appropriate method of dealing with the question" of woman suffrage. She authored four chapters, and Mary Sumner Boyd and the Hon. Henry Wade…

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Stevens was an American suffragist, woman's legal rights advocate, and author. She was the first female member of the American Institute of International Law and first chair of the Inter-American Commission of Women. This book covers the campaign of…

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First separate American edition of a famous anti-slavery item published both as a broadside and pamphlet, sometimes attributed to Hannah More (1745-1833) who may have derived it from William Cowper's “The Negro's Complaint”.

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Maria W. Stewart is considered America's first Black woman journalist and political writer. Productions of Mrs. Maria W. Stewart was compiled in 1834 and published in 1835 after Stewart left Boston. It contains Stewart's speeches and addresses from…

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First of only three volumes (1835-37) of the annual Anti-Slavery Record. Contains stories and woodcut pictures. Of particular interest is the account of the flogging of Amos Dresser who, as a means of raising funds for his education, sold…

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This is a broadside printing of the letter sent to William Lloyd Garrison, editor of The Liberator, from Angelina Grimke shortly after the infamous Proslavery Riot in Boston. Grimke wrote in response to a series of mob riots in Boston, Philadelphia,…
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