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Guide to the National Council of Women of the United States leaflet 1977.156

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Descriptive Summary

 
Creator: National Council of Women of the United States.
Title: National Council of Women of the United States leaflet
Dates: 1895
Quantity: 0.01 Linear feet in one folder.
Text [Box]: A0042
Call Phrase: 1977.156
Sponsor: This collection was processed and described as part of the project, "Uncovering the Secrets of Brooklyn's 19th Century Past: Creation to Consolidation," funded by the Council on Library and Information Resources, with additional support from The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.

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Historical Note

The National Council of Women of the United States was established in 1888 by such prominent women's rights advocates as Susan B. Anthony, Clara Barton, Julia Ward Howe, and Sojourner Truth. The Council campaigned for reform in regards to several social issues, including women's suffrage, child labor, and workplace conditions.

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Scope and Contents note

One leaflet, dated 1895, issued by the National Council of Women of the United States. The leaflet announces the holding of an event called "Reunion of Friends and Pioneers of Woman's Progress" at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York City, held in honor of Elizabeth Cady Stanton's 80th birthday.

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Access Points

Subject Names

  • Stanton, Elizabeth Cady, 1815-1902

Document Type

  • Leaflets (printed works)

Subject Topics

  • Reunions -- New York (State) -- New York
  • Women -x Suffrage -- New York (State) -- New York
  • Women -- New York (State) -- New York -x Social conditions
  • Women's rights -- New York (State) -- New York

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Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to users without restriction.

Preferred Citation

Identification of item, date (if known); National Council of Women of the United States leaflet, 1977.156, Box and Folder number; Brooklyn Historical Society.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Source and date of acquisition unknown. Formally accessioned in 1977.

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