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The Kansas Equal Suffrage Association held its fifth annual meeting in Emporia Kansas from November 13-15, 1888. The pamphlet includes the minutes of the convention, an address by the president Laura Johns, listings of officers of the state and local organizations. It contains information about the activities of district, county, and local branches of the organization. Susan B. Anthony attended the meeting. With the support of both the Kansas Equal Suffrage Association and the Woman's Christian Temperance Union, a Council of Women was formed during this meeting. The constitution of this organization is included in the pamphlet. Mrs. C. H. Cushing of Leavenworth was elected president.
Creator: Kansas Equal Suffrage Association (1884-1913)
Date: Bulk November 13, 1888-November 15, 1888
Item Number: 209207
Call Number: K 324.3 k13eq
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 209207
Collections - Library
Community Life - Clubs and organizations - Reform/Advocacy - Kansas Equal Suffrage Association
Date - 1880s - 1888
Government and Politics - Elections
Government and Politics - Reform and Protest - Suffrage - Women
Government and Politics - Reform and Protest - Women's rights
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Booklet
People - Notable Kansans - Johns, Laura M
People - Notable Kansans - Wait, Anna C.
People - Notable People - Anthony, Susan Brownell, 1820-1906
People - Women
Places - Cities and towns - Emporia
Places - Counties - Lyon
Thematic Time Period - Age of Reform, 1880 - 1917
Type of Material - Printed materials - Pamphlets