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Anthony, Susan B. (1820-1906) A signed and dated one page statement of the current state of her work for equal rights for women

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07337 Author/Creator: Anthony, Susan B. (1820-1906) Place Written: Rochester, New York Type: Autograph manuscript signed Date: 7 November 1901 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Anthony states: "The one purpose of my life has been the establishment of perfect equality of rights for women...civil and political-industrial and educational."


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

Keywords/Subjects: Progressive Era, Woman Author, Women's History, Civil Rights, Politics, Education, Labor, Suffrage

Sub Era: The Politics of Reform