Campbell County Equal Rights Association entertainment program

Abstract

The Guide to the Campbell County Equal Rights Association entertainment program (dated 1894 October; 0.05 cubic feet; 1 item) consists of a program for an evening hosted by the Campbell County Equal Rights Association in Newport, Kentucky.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Campbell County Equal Rights Association entertainment program
Date
1894 October
Extent
0.05 Cubic Feet
Subjects
Women -- Suffrage -- Kentucky.
Programs.
Campbell County Equal Rights Association (Campbell County, Kentucky)
Finding Aid Author
Megan Mummey
Preferred Citation
2021ms030 : [identification of item], Guide to the Campbell County Equal Rights Association entertainment program, 1894 October, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
The Campbell County Equal Rights Association was founded in 1881 to advocate for women's suffrage. The group had ten members and officers include: Sarah M. Siewers M.D. (President), Alice L. Neleans (Recording Secretary), and Mary A. Smith (Treasurer).
Scope and Content
The Guide to the Campbell County Equal Rights Association entertainment program (dated 1894 October; 0.05 cubic feet; 1 item) consists of a program for an evening hosted by the Campbell County Equal Rights Association in Newport, Kentucky. The entertainment provided by Miss Ida Roff at Odd Fellows' Hall, Newport, Kentucky. The program includes advertisements for different stores and candidates for local elections. Includes an update from the Association on the back page as well as a notice that "the women of Newport, Covington, and Lexington are now entitled to vote for School Trustees and are elible to the office themselves, by the provision of the new charter cities of the second class." Additionally the program includes record of the appointments of women to a special committee to advocate the legislature raise the age of protection for girls to 18 vs. 12; an advertisement for the Kentucky Equal Rights Association convention to be held in Lexington - speakers to include Laura Clay, Eugenia B. Farmer, and Josephine K. Henry; and then a summary of what the State Legislative Committee has accomplished for women's rights.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open to researchers by appointment
Use Restrictions
The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.

Contents of the Collection

Campbell County Equal Rights Association entertainment program, 1894 October

  • Box MS-49, folder 1
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