Sixteenth Amendment Convention Announcement

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Title

Sixteenth Amendment Convention Announcement

Subject

Women's Suffrage

Description

"Sixteenth Amendment Convention. The National Woman Suffrage Association will hold its Tenth Annual Washington Convention at Lincoln Hall, 9th and D Sts. Washington, D.C., January 8th and 9th, 1878." Following this headline is a call to action which implores women to speak up and act for the right to vote. The announcement explains that it is "of vital importance that delegates should be present at this Convention from every state and territory, and that each one should call upon her entire state delegation in Congress and urge them to attend the Convention and hear the discussion of the greatest political question of the age." Signed in print by suffrage leaders Clemence S. Lozier, Susan B. Anthony, Isabella Beecher Hooker, and Sara Andrews Spencer.

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Creator

National Woman Suffrage Association

Source

James F. Willard Collection, Special Collections and Archives, University of Colorado Boulder Libraries

Publisher

National Woman Suffrage Association

Date

1878

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Language

English

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Citation

National Woman Suffrage Association, “Sixteenth Amendment Convention Announcement,” University of Colorado Boulder Libraries Special Collections and Archives, accessed May 28, 2022, https://scap.omeka.net/items/show/1.

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