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Women -- Suffrage

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Women--Enfranchisement ; Women's suffrage

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

"Bay State Suffrage Festival" programme (EHB), [1913] November

 File — Box 16, Folder: 48
Scope and Contents

List of presenters and events at the suffrage festival held at Copley Plaza. Includes Beth's notes about the performances.

Dates: [1913] November

Bowles-Hoar Family Papers

Identifier: MA.00294

The Bowles-Hoar Family Papers document the personal and professional lives of multiple members of the Bowles and Hoar families circa 1779-1960. The collection contains correspondence, photographs, documents, miscellaneous materials, and publications, all of which provide a detailed portrait of the two families before and after their histories joined with the marriage of Samuel Bowles IV to Elizabeth Hoar in 1884.

Dates: circa 1779-1960; Majority of material found within 1835-1940

Lilton, Elizabeth H., circa 1915-1924

 File — Box 7, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents

Three letters from Elizabeth Hewes Lilton, a social worker in Massachusetts, including thanks for a visit and for placement of a speech in the "Republican"; asks Beth to declare for women's suffrage; her desire for a "great movement against liquor and white slave traffic"; her work at "wage boards" and on the campaign for a minimum wage, etc. (undated).

Dates: circa 1915-1924

Morehouse, Martha A. and Elinor, circa 1912-1921

 File — Box 7, Folder: 20
Scope and Contents One letter from journalist Elinore Morehouse announcing her engagement to Horace Terhune Herrick and her plans to finish college before marrying (1915 April), and several letters from her mother, Martha Adelaide Bird Morehouse, including about her work for the Pratt Institute as registrar, her grief over the death of her husband Daniel Webster Morehouse, and other family news. Folder includes an article or essay from 1912 in Beth's hand but by Martha Morehouse about "why I am a...
Dates: circa 1912-1921

Poetry (EHB), circa 1914-1922

 File — Box 16, Folder: 49
Scope and Contents Typescript and handwritten poetry, verses written to accompany gifts, etc., some by Beth Bowles, some by other authors, most unidentified. Folder includes envelope with note in Beth's hand, "Verses by E.H.B. Type-written by Samuel" [Samuel Bowles V.] File also contains a humorous verse by Samuel remarking on his mother's poetry, as well as another (author unknown) titled "Distracted son to his Suffragette Mother" a humorous verse about a son worrying his mother will go to jail for her...
Dates: circa 1914-1922