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July 1919

 

The New York Times, July 3, 1919 – Dr. Anna Howard Shaw, president of NAWSA from 1904 - 1915, dies. She was the first woman ordained as a Methodist minister, and later became a physician. She fought for women’s suffrage for over thirty years. She earned the Distinguished Service Medal for her work to support the country during the World War. read clipping

 

The New York Times, July 3, 1919 – In a special session, the Iowa Legislature ratifies the Suffrage Amendment. read clipping

 

The New York Times, July 4, 1919 – The Missouri Legislature ratifies the Suffrage Amendment in a special legislative session. read clipping

 

The New York Times, July 4, 1919 – The late Dr. Anna Howard Shaw was one of the first women elected to the Executive Committee of the League of Nations. Her last written words are an appeal to the American women to support the League of Nations. Carrie Chapman Catt leads the funeral delegation for Dr. Shaw. read clipping

 

The New York Times, July 4, 1919 – Editorial – The editor of The Times speaks movingly of Dr. Anna Howard Shaw and her many contributions. read clipping

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