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Suffrage In Sixty Seconds: Report On Equal Suffrage Association Meeting

Rather than marching in the streets, the Arkansans involved in the women's suffrage movement in the 19th century limited their actions to public lectures and educational meetings.

Activities in Jan. 1890 included the regular meeting of the Arkansas Equal Suffrage Association held in downtown Little Rock.

The gathering featured a talk by the Reverend Dr. Gray, who explained that he advocated women's suffrage because the Bible fully endorsed it.

At that same meeting, AES members voted for local delegates to attend the annual convention of the National Women's Equal Suffrage Association to be held in Washington, D.C. the following month.