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Women's rights -- United States -- History -- 20th century

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Martha McClellan Brown and Rev. William Kennedy Brown Papers (MS-147)

Identifier: MS-147
Abstract A nationally known leader in the temperance movement as well as a strong advocate of women's rights and suffrage, Martha McClellan Brown lectured widely in the United States and Great Britain and held important posts in the Independent Order of Good Templars and the National Prohibition Party. She was also one of the founders of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union and edited a weekly temperance newspaper. Her papers include copies of her published talks and articles, handwritten drafts of...
Dates: 1764-1916

Ruth Herr Papers

Identifier: MS-91

Ruth Herr was an art teacher in the Dayton and Oakwood public schools. The materials in this collection reflect her interest in women's rights and include a constitution and by-laws for the National Woman's Party, a speech by Mrs. Herr, several copies of the National Woman's Party newspaper Equal Rights, and clippings and miscellaneous material pertaining to the National Woman's Party.

Dates: 1935-1949

Gladys Chaney Wessels Papers

Identifier: MS-429

The Gladys Chaney Wessels Papers are comprised of documents, photographs, scrapbooks, correspondence, and audiovisual materials, all relating to the life and work of Gladys Chaney Wessels, a prominent educator and social activist in the Dayton, Ohio area. The papers include items from her personal life as well as the numerous institutions and women's rights groups of which she has been a part.

Dates: 1927-2009; Majority of material found within 1940-1979