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Fayette Equal Rights Association records, 1917-1920

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Title

Fayette Equal Rights Association records

Date

1917-1920

Repository

University of Kentucky Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40506

Arrangement

Organized: Minute book, papers. Both arranged chronologically.

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Fayette Equal Rights Association records, 1917-1920, 1VF49M30, Special Collections, University of Kentucky.

Extent

1 volume, 10 pieces.

Biography/History

The Fayette Equal Rights Association was a chapter of the Kentucky Equal Rights Association, which worked to gain women the right to vote at the state and federal levels.

Scope and Content

This collection contains a minute book and correspondence of the Fayette Equal Rights Association. The minute book begins in 1917, and its contents reflect the Association's lobbying activities with state and federal officials in the cause of woman suffrage. There are records of other group involvements as well, particularly in "Home front" activities during World War I.

Subjects

  • Clay, Laura, 1849-1941.
  • Breckinridge, Madeline McDowell, 1872-1920.
  • Johnston, Margaret Preston, 1885-1964.
  • Fayette Equal Rights Association (Fayette County, Ky.)
  • Kentucky Equal Rights Association.
  • Women--Suffrage.
  • Women in politics--Kentucky.
  • World War, 1914-1918--Women's work.