Dora Kelly Lewis letter to Louise Lewis, 13 January 1919

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Title

Dora Kelly Lewis letter to Louise Lewis, 13 January 1919

Description

Dora Kelly Lewis was an ardent supporter of women’s suffrage. She was active in the National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA) before joining the National Woman’s Party (NWP), where she served as chairman of finance, national treasurer, and head of the ratification committee. Her correspondence to family members details her advocacy and experiences while campaigning for women's rights. In this letter Dora describes a demonstration where NWP planned to burn Woodrow Wilson's words.

Identifier

16951

Type

text

Creator

Lewis, Dora Kelly, 1862-

Date Created

1919-01-13

Format

Manuscript

Is Part Of

Dora Kelly Lewis correspondence (2137)

Spatial Coverage

Washington (D.C.)

Subject

Lewis, Dora Kelly, 1862- | Correspondence | National Woman's Party | National American Woman Suffrage Association | Women—Suffrage | Women—Suffrage—United States | Women—History—19th century | Women—History—20th century | United States. Constitution. 19th Amendment | Washington (D.C.)

Extent

1 page

Language

eng

Rights

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