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Women -- Suffrage

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

E.C. and H.B. Eagle Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.0721
Overview The letters and papers of E.C. & H.B. Eagle, a father and son legal firm of Hinton, Summers County. Subjects mentioned are election campaigns, women's suffrage, prohibition, World War II, Korean War, gun control, and the goals and strategies of the Republican Party. Correspondents include Robert C. Byrd, Walter S. Hallanan, Rush D. Holt, Arch A. Moore, Jennings Randolph, Hulett C. Smith, Cecil Underwood.
Dates: ca. 1910-1980

Harvey W. Harmer (1865-1961) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1686
Overview Correspondence, speeches, essays, clippings, and account books of a Clarksburg lawyer, Republican state senator, and Harrison County local historian. Subjects include the history of Clarksburg and Shinnston; the Progressive Movement, women's suffrage, and prohibition in West Virginia; West Virginia Wesleyan College; West Virginia Historical Society; Methodism in Harrison County and the state; Methodist missions in Korea, China, India, the Philippines, and the United States; gristmills and...
Dates: 1842-1961

Herman Guy Kump (1877-1962) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1609
Overview Correspondence, legal papers, speeches, clippings, photographs, and printed material of a Randolph County prosecuting attorney, mayor of Elkins, judge of the Twenty-second Judicial Circuit, Democratic politician, and state governor, 1933-1937. Subjects include John T. McGraw's senate contest, 1911; Canadian Reciprocity Agreement, 1911; women suffrage; State Prohibition Amendment, 1911-1912; VIRGINIA v. WEST VIRGINIA; Joseph Brown lynch case; New Deal operations and agencies in the state; Kump's...
Dates: 1907-1957

Izetta Jewel Brown Miller (b.1883), Clippings and Photographs

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Collection Number: A&M.2316
Overview Originals and copies of clippings and photographs concerning the life and career of Izetta Jewel Kenny Brown Miller. Her career included work in the theater, Women's Suffrage Movement, radio, agriculture, television, and politics. Her first husband was William Gay Brown, Sr., West Virginia Congressman from Kingwood, and her second marriage was to Dr. Hugh Miller of the faculties of George Washington University and Union College. In 1922 and 1924, Mrs. Brown ran for the nomination as the...
Dates: ca. 1908-1973

Lenna Lowe Yost, Suffragist, Papers

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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 (including...
Dates: 1913-1959

Mother Jones Typescript Memoir

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Collection Number: A&M.2778
Overview Typescript memoir of the life of Mother Jones, entitled "Mother Jones: the Life Story of the Irish Immigrant Girl Who Became the Most Unique Character in the American Labor Movement, Living Past 100 Years," written by Lillie May Burgess of Hyattsville, Maryland, and copyrighted 8 February 1938. The manuscript is in two parts, several pages of which are missing. The first part (241pp.) is entitled "The Life Story of Mother Jones: American Labor's Joan of Arc," and is a narration of events in...
Dates: 1938

Osborne Family Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0930
Overview A genealogy of the Osborne family of Greenbrier County. Originally from New Jersey, the family settled in Greenbrier and Hampshire counties.
Dates: 1987

West Virginia University, Women's Suffrage 85th Anniversary Celebration, Newspaper and Ribbon

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Collection Number: A&M.5094
Overview Special edition newspaper and badge with attached ribbon issued on occasion of the 85th Anniversary of Woman Suffrage. These were handed out at a special event held at Elizabeth Moore Hall on the campus of West Virginia University in 2005. The newspaper contains articles regarding the history of the Woman Suffrage movement; the badge features text stating "Celebrate Victory, Betty Ireland: WV Secretary of State".
Dates: 2005

Women's Suffrage Song Sheet and Clippings

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Collection Number: A&M.2822
Overview Song sheet from the Third Annual Convention of the West Virginia League of Women Voters (1923); two clippings from the Morgantown Post, July 1923, regarding post-suffrage equal citizenship rights for women.
Dates: 1923