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In this short letter, Mrs. L. W. Therkelsen, publicity chairman of the Oregon State Equal Suffrage Association, sends her congratulations to Lucy Johnston, President of the Kansas Equal Suffrage Association, after the successful passage of a universal women's suffrage amendment to the Kansas state constitution. Therkelsen hoped that the amendment to the Oregon constitution, which was currently under consideration, would be equally successful. Oregon did eventually pass an equal suffrage amendment in 1912, becoming the third state that year to do so.

Creator: Therkelsen, Mrs. L. W.
Date: November 6, 1912

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This letter provides another illustration of how suffragists in other states corresponded with Kansas suffrage leaders. It will be useful in the classroom as an example of the broader context of the movement.

KS:7th:4.1:Women's suffrage (2005)

Item Number: 211729
Call Number: Lucy B. Johnston Coll. 61, Box 5, Folder 8
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 211729

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