In Her Own Right

Emily L. DeGarmo letter to Mariana Wright Chapman

Image A00180111 1 lg
Date created 1891-01-01 – 1907-01-01
Creators DeGarmo, Emily L., 1834-
Description Thanks Chapman for speeches she, Mrs. Mills, and Mrs. Seasing gave in DeGarmo's town; describes at length the reactions from local women who had not previously thought much about suffrage. Mentions Dr. Mary Walker, ''progressive'' women, bicycles, and bloomers. Discusses clothing, noting that ''the platform of the women's Convention . . . contained only elegantly dressed ladies.''
Size 4 pages
Type text
Subjects Women Suffrage | Progressivism (United States Politics) | Walker, Mary Edwards, 1832 1919 | Speeches, Addresses, Etc. | Clothing And Dress
Language English
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Contributing institution Friends Historical Library: Swarthmore College
Rights Please cite appropriately, crediting Mariana Wright Chapman Family Papers, SFHL-RG5-260, Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College as the source and indicating the identifier of the item, A00180111. This work is believed to be in the Public Domain under the laws of the United States. For more information, see