Suffrage In Sixty Seconds: Woman’s Chronicle Reports On Anthony Visit

Sep 1, 2019

Early in February of 1889, the Woman’s Chronicle began advertising the upcoming visit to Little Rock by Susan B. Anthony. The newspaper billed the event as “Miss Anthony’s First Visit South.” After her lecture on “What Woman Wants,” the Chronicle reported that “Miss Anthony proved very conclusively…that what women needed was the ballot."

She laid a broad, solid foundation… by illustration of what it had done for the negro at home. On this foundation, she built step-by-step such a pyramid of statistics, principles and ideas as no one could undermine.” Later in the week, Anthony delivered a lecture on a closely related issue – “Woman and Temperance.”

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