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Votes for Women Notebooks

Four slim notebooks celebrating women who fought for the 19th Amendment. Each has 64 blank pages, 4.25 x 6"

Jeannette Rankin (1880-1973) was the first woman to be elected to US Congress (MT 1916). She introduced legislation that would become the 19th Amendment to the House of Representatives in 1918, where it narrowly passed but i failed in the Senate. A year later, it was proposed again and then ratified in 1920.

Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815-1902) was a suffragist, abolitionist, author, and lecturer who fought for wage equality, divorce and property rights for all women. She co-organized the Seneca Falls Convention in 1848, launching the first women’s rights movement in the US.

Frances Harper (1825-1911) was a poet, suffragist, teacher, abolitionist and author of “Two Offers”, the first short story to be published by a black American woman. She co-founded the American Woman Suffrage Association, rejecting the racial prejudices of fellow suffragists.

Mary Church Terrell (1863-1954) was a teacher, journalist, civil rights and suffrage activist, and one of the first black American women to earn a college degree, from Oberlin College in 1884. She co-founder of the National Association of Colored Women.