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Yost, Lenna Lowe, 1878-1972


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Lenna Lowe Yost, Suffragist, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1851
Overview Papers of Lenna Lowe Yost, prominent leader of West Virginia's suffrage movement and the first woman to chair a major political party national convention. She was born in Basnettville, Marion County in 1878, the daughter of Jonathan S. and Columbia Basnett Lowe; died in Washington, D.C. in 1972, at the age of 94. Papers include clippings of articles by Yost, correspondence, biographical material, speeches, and other material. Subjects include prohibition, West Virginia State College...
Dates: 1913-1959