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Anthony, Susan B. (1820-1906) A signed and dated one page statement of the current state of her work for equal rights for women

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07337 Author/Creator: Anthony, Susan B. (1820-1906) Place Written: Rochester, New York Type: Autograph manuscript signed Date: 7 November 1901 Pagination: 1 p. 18.6 x 16.4 cm

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Summary of Content: Anthony states: "The one purpose of my life has been the establishment of perfect equality of rights for women...civil and political-industrial and educational."

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Historical Era: Progressive Era to New Era, 1900-1929

Subjects: Progressive EraWoman AuthorWomen's HistoryCivil RightsPoliticsEducationLaborSuffrage

Sub Era: The Politics of Reform

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