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Ada James, President of the Political Equality League of Wisconsin, sent this telegram to Lucy Johnston, President of the Kansas Equal Suffrage Association in Topeka, Shawnee County. James congratulated Johnston on the successful passage of a universal suffrage amendment to the state constitution.

Creator: James, Ada L.
Date: November 6, 1912

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This source demonstrates how Kansas was part of a national struggle for women's suffrage, which will allow students to understand the greater context of the movement. It could be grouped with the postcard from Luther Nellis (also selected for this standard) to illustrate how the eyes of the nation were on Kansas.

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

Item Number: 211734
Call Number: Lucy B. Johnston Coll. 61, Box 5, Folder 8
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 211734

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