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Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell), 1820-1906



  • Existence: 1820 - 1906


Susan Brownell Anthony; suffragist, abolitionist, women’s rights advocate; born 15 February 1820 in Adams, Massachusetts, United States; became an abolitionist and participant in the Underground Railroad; moved from Massachusetts to Rochester, New York (1845); founded the Daughters of Temperance; her more public efforts on behalf of ending slavery met with ugly protests at times; founded the National Woman Suffrage Association (after the Civil War); was arrested for voting in the presidential election (1872); retired from her leadership positions (1900); several states granted women the right to vote before her death; died 13 March 1906 in Rochester, New York, United States

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Caroline Bartlett Crane Collection

Identifier: RH-A-92
Scope and Contents The collection contains material relation to Caroline Bartlett Crane's personal and public life as a Unitarian minister, a social and urban reformer, suffragist, and early conservationist. Papers include personal and professional correspondence, speeches, sermons, articles,articles, travel journals, scrapbooks, biographical material, and photographs. Papers relating to women's issues of the early 20th century include: correspondence with suffragists Anna Howard Shaw, Susan B. Anthony, and...
Dates: 1880-1960