Mrs. Atchison Talks Before Glencoe Club
Publication:
Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 27 Feb 1913, p. 7


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Media Type:
Newspaper
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Item Type:
Articles
Date of Publication:
27 Feb 1913
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Atchison, Mrs. Walter S. ; Booth, Mrs. Sherman M.
Corporate Name(s):
Glencoe Equal Suffrage Club
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 42.07225 Longitude: -87.72284
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Mrs. Walter S. Atchison of Morgan Park addressed the Glencoe Equal Suffrage club in a meeting conducted in the home of Mrs. Sherman M. Booth, Vernon avenue and Lincoln street, Glencoe, Monday afternoon. Her subject was "Suffrage, the World's Movement." In the course of her talk, Mrs. Atchison declared that the killing of Madero would set the suffrage cause in Mexico back 100 years, because the former Mexican ruler was a staunch supporter of woman's suffrage.

African women, according to Mrs. Atchison, enjoy more equality than the English women. She stated that the feminine sex of the Congo country, being equal in inheritance, enjoy all the joys and sorrows of the male sex.

Mrs. Booth, hostess, gave a short talk on the work being conducted in the state legislature at Springfield to secure the passage of the equal suffrage bill. She has been at the capital working with the law makers in support of the bill.

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Mrs. Atchison Talks Before Glencoe Club