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My Life in Many States and in Foreign Lands. Dictated in My Seventy-Fourth Year

by [AMERICAN ECCENTRICS] TRAIN, George Francis

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Published
1902
Edition
First Edition
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New York: D. Appleton & Co, 1902. First Edition. Hardcover. Memoir by the renowned 19th-c. American entrepreneur, also one of the great eccentrics of his age. The book was written after a thirty-year remove from public life; "...For many years I have been a silent recluse, remote from the world in my little corner in the Mills Hotel...that I… Read more
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Rights and Wrongs of Woman. A Poem

by [WOMEN] [ANTI-FEMINISM] GLOVER, H.C. and J. Walter Stoops

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Published
1874
Edition
Reprint
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New York: J. Walter Stoops, 1874. Reprint. Hardcover. Long poem first published a year earlier, advertisements printed on rectos, the poem itself printed on versos only. Text lauds the female sex while arguing against women's rights: "Ye dames whose souls with high ambition glow, / Who loud proclaim that woman's lot is low; / Is't low forsooth, to reign… Read more
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Girls of America: March Two Step

by [WOMEN] [SUFFRAGE] LINCOLN, Harry J.

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Published
1923
Edition
First Edition
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$275.00

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Philadelphia: Harry J. Lincoln Music Co, 1923. First Edition. Paperback. Attractive copy of this suffrage-themed sheet music, a march two-step dedicated to the "Girls of America," published three years after the ratification of the 19th amendment. The front wrapper features a photographic portrait of five suffragettes, dressed as Lady Liberty in all white robes, bearing sashes that read "Justice,"… Read more
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Archive Pertaining to the Struggle for Women's Suffrage in Pennsylvania

by [WOMEN] [SUFFRAGE] [PENNSYLVANIA]

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ca.1912-1918
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Harrisburg & Philadelphia: Various Imprints, ca.1912-1918. Diverse archive consisting of 27 items, which provide key insights into the struggle for women's suffrage in the state of Pennsylvania. Given the ownership evidence of the address book, and the rubber-stamping to several of the handbills, the materials in the archive were likely gathered and held by a member of the Equal… Read more
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Wickedness in High Places. A Review of the Beecher Case

by FAIRFIELD, Edmund B.

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Published
1874
Edition
Second Edition, Revised
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Mansfield, OH: L.D. Myers & Brother, 1874. Second Edition, Revised. Paperback. Article on the trial for adultery of Henry Ward Beecher and suffragist Elizabeth Richard Tilton, first published in the "Mansfield Herald." The quality of the piece attracted enough negative attention that one reader, Robert R. Raymond, published a response in which he described Fairfield's piece as "characterized by… Read more
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Memoirs of Margaret Fuller Ossoli

by FULLER OSSOLI, Margaret

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Published
1852
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Boston: Phillips, Sampson and Company, 1852. Hardcover. Posthumously-published compilation of the papers left behind by Margaret Fuller, the women's rights advocate who had recently drowned in 1850 at the age of forty when the ship she was aboard wrecked off the coast of Fire Island, New York. Much of the editorial work was conducted by her friend Ralph Waldo… Read more
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Sonny's Father

by STUART, Ruth McEnery; [Jessie Willcox Smith (illus.)]

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Published
1910
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First Edition
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New York: The Century Co, 1910. First Edition. Octavo (18cm); light green decorative cloth, stamped in black, dark green, and gilt; top edge gilt; 240pp, frontis., 10 plates. Boards moderately soiled and toned; mild edgewear and rubbing. Textblock shows reading wear, with light smudging throughout; dackled edges. Overall just about Very Good. Louisiana native Ruth McEnery Stuart, contemporary of Grace… Read more
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[Broadside] Women Workers Want Vote

by NATIONAL AMERICAN WOMAN SUFFRAGE ASSOCIATION

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Published
1914
Edition
First Edition
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New York: National Woman Suffrage Publishing Company Inc, 1914. First Edition. Original broadside handbill (26.5cm.) printed offset in green stock; previous mail folds, old tape repair (quite yellowed), extremities rather chipped and toned, faint rubberstamp cancel of the Woman Suffrage Headquarters for Philadelphia; Good and sound. Reproduces the resolution adopted at the National Women's Trade Union League's 1913 convention.… Read more
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Julia Ward Howe, 1819-1910 [Limited Issue, With Manuscript Leaf]

by [HOWE, Julia Ward] RICHARDS, Laura E. and Maud Howe Elliott

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Published
1915
Edition
First Edition
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1915. First Edition. Hardcover. The present work contains so much material by Mrs. Howe here first published that it may properly be considered a primary production" (BAL 9530). Large Paper Issue, one of 450 numbered copies, each with an original manuscript leaf by Julia Ward Howe tipped in, this being copy no.197. Two octavo volumes… Read more
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Anti-Women's Suffrage Autograph Manuscript Addressed to "Mr. President

by [WOMEN'S HISTORY & LITERATURE - SUFFRAGE - CRITICS] "KENT

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n.d. but ca. 1870s
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N.p., n.d. but ca. 1870s. Extensive and rather rambling unsigned letter or lyceum address draft "To the President" (though which President, and of what, is not stated), in which the author, quite possibly a public figure based on references to his "detractors," strongly argues against women's suffrage: "would we have our females eschewing their more gentle nature, hardening the… Read more
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Autograph Letter, Signed. 2pp, signed, to Parker Pillsbury, Dec. 8th, 1895

by [WOMEN'S HISTORY & LITERATURE - SUFFRAGE] STANTON, Elizabeth Cady

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Published
December 8th, [1895?]
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New York, December 8th, [1895?]. Brief but significant missive addressed to Parker Pillsbury, the American minister and women's suffrage advocate, regarding a copy of Stanton's "Woman's Bible" she had just sent him. "I wonder if I could interest them [a "Mrs. White" and one other] sufficiently in the Woman's Bible to sell ten or twenty copies in there [sic]… Read more
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Providence: B. Cranston & Co. and H.H. Brown, 1842. Third Edition. Paperback. Address delivered by Brown University's president on the recent Dorr Rebellion, during which the local middle class, led by Thomas Wilson Dorr, organized an unsuccesful bid to expand enfranchisement in the state--at the time voters were required to be white, male, and own at least $134 in… Read more
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Equal Rights. Official Organ of the National Woman's Party. Vol. 31, no.1 (Jan-Feb 1945)

by [NATIONAL WOMAN'S PARTY - EQUAL RIGHTS AMENDMENT] WILEY, Anna Kelton (ed)

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Published
1945
Edition
First Edition
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Washington DC: National Woman's Party, 1945. First Edition. Cover article and photograph on the October 1944 Beverly Hills mass meeting for passage of the Equal Rights Amendment; transcript of speech by Ella M. Sherwin, "How Amendment Affects Working Men and Women;" Articles by Frank Chodorov, Elizabeth Hine, Louis Ludlow, others. Quarto (31cm). Staple-bound self-wrappers; pp [1]-12. Bit of dusting… Read more
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Equal Rights. Official Organ of the National Woman's Party. Vol. 31, no.6 (November - December 1945)

by [NATIONAL WOMAN'S PARTY - EQUAL RIGHTS AMENDMENT] [ANITA POLITZER] WILEY, Anna Kelton (ed)

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Published
1945
Edition
First Edition
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Washington DC: National Woman's Party, 1945. First Edition. Cover article by Anna Kelton Wiley a profile of Anita Pollitzer, new National Chairman of the National Women's Party. Also prints Pres. Harry Truman's Proclamation establishing National Women's Enfranchisement Day; reportage on Equal Rights Amendment hearings in Congress; recurring articles by Alma Lutz and Mildred Seydell. Quarto (31cm). Staple-bound self-wrappers; pp… Read more
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From Parlor to Politics: Women and Reform in America 1890-1925

by [WOMEN'S HISTORY]

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Published
[ca 1992]
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Washington DC: National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution, [ca 1992]. Ephemera. Single sheet, 8-1/2" x 14", folded to make six panels. Fine. Brochure announcing the establishment of the permanent women's history exhibition at the National Museum of American History. The exhibit stood from 1990 to 2004.
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Special Report. Fayette County, Tennessee: Tragedy and Confrontation

by WALLS, Dwayne

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Published
1969
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First Edition
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Atlanta: Southern Regional Council, 1969. First Edition. Paperback. Quarto (11" x 8-1/2"). Side-stapled wrappers; 36pp. Fine. On racial conflict in Somerville and Fayette County Tennessee during the summer and fall of 1969.
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Black Elected Officials in the Southern States

by SOUTHERN REGIONAL COUNCIL, VOTER EDUCATION PROJECT

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Published
[1969]
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First Edition
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Atlanta: Voter Education Project of the Southern Regional Council, [1969]. First Edition. Paperback. Quarto (11" x 8-1/2"). Side-stapled wrappers; 36pp. Fine. A roster of Black elected officials in the south as of 1969. Alabama had the most; North Carolina the least.
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Special Report. Lawlessness and Disorder: Fourteen Years of Failure in Southern School Desegregation

by SOUTHERN REGIONAL COUNCIL

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Published
[1968]
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First Edition
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Atlanta: Southern Regional Council, [1968]. First Edition. Paperback. Quarto (11" x 8-1/2"). Side-stapled wrappers; 58pp. Fine. Includes "Full Circle of Failure," by Bartley; with Appendices: "Jefferson County and Macon County School Desegregation Decisions" by Gignilliat & Horwitz; Appendix II, text of a telegram sent to 1968 Presidential candidates Nixon & Humphrey by SRC, regarding school desegregation. In terms of… Read more
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[Press Release] December 14, 1966: What Happened in the South, 1966

by SOUTHERN REGIONAL COUNCIL

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Published
1966
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First Edition
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Atlanta: Southern Regional Council, 1966. First Edition. Paperback. Quarto (28cm.); corner-stapled self-wrappers; 8 leaves. Near Fine. Report of a survey conducted on black voter turn-out in the South during the November, 1966, election.
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Mary Beard as Force in History

by TUROFF, Barbara K.

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Published
[1979]
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First Edition
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Dayton, OH: Wright State University, [1979]. First Edition. Paperback. Octavo (25.5cm.); publisher's cream decorative card wrappers; ix,[1],85pp.; illus. A hint of wear and dust-soil, else Near Fine. Monograph Series No. 3. Short biography of the American historian and feminist Mary Ritter Beard, wife of Charles Beard.
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