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Colby, Clara Bewick (1846-1906) The Woman's Tribune [Vol. V, No. 35]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09801.01 Author/Creator: Colby, Clara Bewick (1846-1906) Place Written: Beatrice, Nebraska Type: Newspaper Date: 7 July 1888 Pagination: 2 copies; 8 p. ; 43.7 x 30.9 cm.

One issue of "The Woman's Tribune, Vol. V, No. 35," printed in Beatrice, Nebraska and dated July 7, 1888. Item was established by Clara Belwick Colby. Contains various opinions and letters sent in by women recognizing women's suffrage. Material in the publication includes letters from Susan B. Anthony and May Wright Sewall to Benjamin Harrison referring to women as "lawful citizens"; poetry by female authors; an article regarding women's dress at the time as a health concern; mention of the Cincinnati's Centennial Exposition of 1888; Elizabeth Lyle Saxon's visit to Nebraska related to suffrage work; Viroqua, an indigneous physician; and updates on other conventions taking place around the United States.

Clara Bewick Colby was a British-American suffragist leader, women's rights activist and publisher. She founded The Women's Tribune in 1883 which became the leading publication related to the suffrage movement.

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