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Willett, Grace to Sylvia Willett

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06594 Author/Creator: Willett, Grace Place Written: Dixon, Wyoming Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 25 November 1900 Pagination: 5 p. + env. 14.6 x 22.4 cm

Summary of Content: Discusses women suffrage in Wyoming in the election of 1900. Comments that turnout among women was high, but "their voting does not help purify politics." Willett supported the candidacy of Williams Jennings Bryan. Also comments on bad weather, money available to send, illness in the family, and playing music professionally.

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Historical Era: Progressive Era to New Era, 1900-1929

Subjects: Progressive EraWoman AuthorWomen's HistoryElectionGovernment and CivicsSuffragePoliticsPresidentFinanceChildren and FamilyHealth and MedicalMusicWomen's suffrage

Sub Era: The Politics of Reform

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