These materials come from the late nineteenth century, and they reflect the active women's suffrage movement in Kentucky. The earliest document is a letter to Laura Clay, who was a leader of the suffrage movement in Kentucky, and by extension the southern United States. As such, she corresponded with other suffrage leaders, including Susan B. Anthony. It also includes pamphlets and fliers related to the movement.
- Record relevant information about the materials you looked at as a group. Include details like people, places, names, events, activities, etc.
- What knowledge do these materials provide about identity, community, and population, as well as how they are constructed? What is one thing you can conclude about these communities from the materials?
- Do you think these materials are important? Why were they kept or preserved?
- Did you find anything unexpected or surprising in these documents? How did race play a part in the women's suffrage movement?