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An appeal to Kansas teachers in behalf of temperance, health, and moral purity

An appeal to Kansas teachers in behalf of temperance, health, and moral purity
Creator: Johns, Laura M
Date: 1889
This pamphlet on prohibition was mailed to each Kansas school superintendent and to 11,500 school teachers. It was to be used by the teachers and passed along to the pupils and their parents.


Biographical circulars

Biographical circulars
Date: 1890-1899
This collection consists of biographical forms sent by F. G. Adams, secretary of the Kansas Historical Society, to individuals whose names appeared in historically significant materials in the collections of the Kansas Historical Society. The responses are arranged alphabetically by last name. Biographical information may include full name, place and date of birth, place and date of settlement, present residence, place and date of death, official positions, and/or addresses of family members.


Laura M. Johns

Laura M. Johns
Creator: Hopkins
Date: Between 1900 and 1912
Photograph portrait of Laura M. Johns. Johns was a leader in the women's suffrage movement in Kansas and a past president of the Kansas Equal Suffrage Association.


Minutes of the first, second, third and fourth annual meetings of the Kansas Equal Rights Suffrage Association

Minutes of the first, second, third and fourth annual meetings of the Kansas Equal Rights Suffrage Association
Creator: Kansas Equal Suffrage Association (1884-1913)
Date: January 6, 1887
This pamphlet contains the minutes of the first four annual meetings of the Kansas Equal Rights Suffrage Association. The meetings were held in 1884 in Topeka, in 1885 in Salina, in 1886 in Topeka, and in 1887 in Newton. The minutes for the 4th annual meeting contain a paper presented to the convention by F. G. Adams titled "The Women's Vote in Kansas." Adams, who was secretary of the Kansas State Historical Society at the time, compiled information about Kansas women voting the elections of April 1887. The minutes for each annual meeting include details of the meeting, the speakers, and who attended. The publication includes information on suffrage activities in all parts of the state and on women working suffrage. This was an important period for women's suffrage in Kansas because the voters in Kansas amended the constitution to permit women to vote in municipal elections in 1886.


Minutes of the Kansas Equal Suffrage Association at the fifth annual meeting

Minutes of the Kansas Equal Suffrage Association at the fifth annual meeting
Creator: Kansas Equal Suffrage Association (1884-1913)
Date: Bulk November 13, 1888-November 15, 1888
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.


Minutes of the Kansas Equal Suffrage Association at the sixth annual meeting in 1889

Minutes of the Kansas Equal Suffrage Association at the sixth annual meeting in 1889
Creator: Kansas Equal Suffrage Association (1884-1913)
Date: Bulk October 1, 1889-October 3, 1889
The Kansas Equal Suffrage Association held its sixth annual meeting in Wichita, Kansas, from October 1-3, 1889. 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.


Minutes of the seventh annual meeting of the Kansas Equal Suffrage Association in 1890

Minutes of the seventh annual meeting of the Kansas Equal Suffrage Association in 1890
Creator: Kansas Equal Suffrage Association (1884-1913)
Date: Bulk November 18, 1890-November 20, 1890
The seventh annual meeting of the Kansas Equal Suffrage Association was held in Atchison, Kansas, November 18-20, 1890. The booklet includes minutes, lists of officers of district auxiliaries, and details of each session. Laura Johns was president and her annual address is included in the pamphlet.


Secretary's Report, 8th annual meeting of the Kansas Equal Suffrage Association

Secretary's Report, 8th annual meeting of the Kansas Equal Suffrage Association
Creator: Kansas Equal Suffrage Association (1884-1913)
Date: 1891
The 8th annual meeting of the Kansas Equal Suffrage Association was held in Topeka, Kansas, November 18-20,1891. The minutes of the various sessions are quite detailed and include excepts from several speeches. Several men addressed the convention and there was some discontent from the women about comments by politicians. Mrs. Laura Johns continued to serve as president.


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