Emily L. DeGarmo letter to Mariana Wright Chapman

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Date created 1891-1907
Creator 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
Subjects Women--Suffrage | Progressivism (United States politics) | Walker, Mary Edwards, 1832-1919 | Speeches, addresses, etc. | Clothing and dress
Geographical location Fishkill (N.Y.)
Language English
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Local identifier A00180111
Collection

Mariana Wright Chapman Family Papers, SFHL-RG5-260 (explore contents)

Contributing institution Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
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