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Ada L. James to Lucy B. Johnston

Ada L. James to Lucy B. Johnston
Creator: James, Ada L.
Date: November 6, 1912
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.


Anna Howard Shaw to Lucy B. Johnston

Anna Howard Shaw to Lucy B. Johnston
Creator: Shaw, Anna Howard, 1847-1919
Date: November 6, 1912
Anna Shaw, president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association, sent this telegram to Lucy Johnston, president of the Kansas Equal Suffrage Association, announcing that women in Kansas had gained the vote.


Kansas Equal Suffrage Association thirtieth annual convention

Kansas Equal Suffrage Association thirtieth annual convention
Creator: Kansas Equal Suffrage Association (1884-1913)
Date: Bulk May 19, 1913-May 20, 1913
This program is for the thirtieth annual convention of the Kansas Equal Suffrage Association. The program includes the events of the convention and a listing of the committees. Lucy B. Johnston was the president and Stella Stubbs, the wife of Governor W. R. Stubbs, was the first vice president. The convention was held in Lawrence, Kansas, May 19-20, 1913.


Kansas Good Citizenship League, Inter-State Suffrage Banquet

Kansas Good Citizenship League, Inter-State Suffrage Banquet
Creator: Kansas Good Citizenship League
Date: Bulk October 15, 1914-October 16, 1914
The Kansas Good Citizenship League held a meeting in Kansas City, Kansas, October 15-16, 1914. It included the Inter-State Suffrage Banquet meeting held in Kansas City, MO. This booklet is the program for the event and lists speakers and officers. States involved in the Inter-State banquet were Kansas, Nebraska, and Missouri. Kansan Lucy B. Johnston was President Emeritus.


Lucy B. Johnston to County Presidents of the Kansas Equal Suffrage Association

Lucy B. Johnston to County Presidents of the Kansas Equal Suffrage Association
Creator: Johnston, Lucy Browne, 1846-1937
Date: 1911
Lucy Johnston, President of the Kansas Equal Suffrage Association, wrote this letter to all the county presidents of this organization, explaining the three elements of their campaign for women's suffrage: membership extension, education, and press releases. The letter describes each of these actions and provides the names of the women in charge of each action. Johnston particularly emphasizes the importance of membership, stating that in California, house-to-house canvassing with membership cards played a major role in that state's acceptance of women's suffrage.


Lucy Browne Johnston

Lucy Browne Johnston
Creator: Snyder
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
Lucy Browne Johnston, 1846-1937, was an active participant in several Kansas reform movements and organizations. She served as president of the Kansas Federation of Women's Clubs, and was involved in the Kansas Equal Suffrage Association, helping to gain the vote for Kansas women in 1912. She was married to William Agnew Johnson, Chief Justice of the Kansas Supreme Court.


Lucy Browne Johnston

Lucy Browne Johnston
Creator: Leonard, J. H.
Date: Between 1911 and 1915
Lucy Browne Johnston, 1846-1937, was an active participant in several Kansas reform movements and organizations. She served as president of the Kansas Federation of Women's Clubs, and was involved in the Kansas Equal Suffrage Association, helping to gain the vote for Kansas women in 1912. She was married to William Agnew Johnson, Chief Justice of the Kansas Supreme Court.


Luther M. Nellis to Lucy Johnston

Luther M. Nellis to Lucy Johnston
Creator: Nellis, Luther M.
Date: November 7, 1912
This colorful postcard, sent by Luther M. Nellis of Los Angeles, California, congratulates Lucy Johnston on the successful passage of an amendment granting full suffrage to Kansas women. Nellis firmly believes that the female vote will have a positive impact on Kansans and applauds Johnston's work as president of the Kansas Equal Suffrage Association.


Mattie B. Hale to Lucy Johnston

Mattie B. Hale to Lucy Johnston
Creator: Hale, Mattie B.
Date: 1911
Mattie B. Hale of Lacrosse, Rush County, wrote this letter to Lucy Johnston, president of the Kansas Federation of Women's Clubs, informing her of what was decided during the last district meeting. Hale was proud to announce that club women were eager to support women's suffrage. Women in Kansas would gain full suffrage in 1912.


Mrs. L. W. Therkelsen to Lucy B. Johnston

Mrs. L. W. Therkelsen to Lucy B. Johnston
Creator: Therkelsen, Mrs. L. W.
Date: November 6, 1912
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.


Nellie Cline to Lucy Johnston

Nellie Cline to Lucy Johnston
Creator: Cline, Nellie
Date: January 4, 1912
In this letter, Nellie Cline writes to Lucy Johnston regarding Cline's nomination as a representative on the legislative committee of the State Federation of Women's Clubs. Cline did not feel that she was qualified for the position and wanted to speak with Johnston in person. Cline did, however, feel that it was a very important position within the club movement because "now that we women have so nearly attained our suffrage we surely want to show the state, also the other states, that we can make good." Nellie Cline would later be elected to the Kansas House of Representatives and would serve from 1921 to 1924.


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