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1917–1919: Reports of the... Kentucky Equal Rights Association

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Reports of the Twenty-Eight and Twenty-ninth Annual Conventions of the Kentucky Equal Rights Association

Curio 324.3 K37r            Read the full text online.


"We shall fight for the things which we have always carried nearest out hearts--for democracy, for the right of those who submit to authority to have a voice in their own government."

The Kentucky Equal Rights Association (KERA) was founded in 1888 to advocate broadly for women's social and economic rights, and the right to vote in particular. In the two sets of published minutes printed in this booklet (1917 and 1919 - meetings held during the First World War), KERA members stressed the just and patriotic qualities of their cause.

After the passage of the 19th Amendment, in December 1920, the KERA reconstituted as the Kentucky League of Women Voters.