Papers of Mary Hillard Loines in the Woman's Rights Collection, 1886-1944
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18 folders (16 folders, 1 folio folder, 1 oversize folder)
Mary Loines was active in the suffrage movement beginning in 1869, when she served as secretary of the newly-founded Brooklyn Equal Rights Association, and attended the first convention of the American Woman Suffrage Association as a delegate from Brooklyn. She chaired the Committee on Legislation of the New York State Woman Suffrage Association, 1899-1905, was president of the Brooklyn Woman Suffrage Association from 1899 until its dissolution in 1918, and attended the organizational meeting of the League of Women Voters. A tablet at the capitol building in Albany honoring the pioneers of the suffrage movement includes her name. She was a founder of the Consumers' League of New York and was active on the Prison Reform Committee.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
- Loines, Mary Hillard, 1844-1944. Papers of Mary Hillard Loines in the Woman's Rights Collection, 1886-1944: A Finding Aid
- Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
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