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John Mix Stanley
Ronald Debs Ginther
Laura E Halls Peter
May 29, 1946
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Women’s Rights and Some of her Wrongs
women; Laura E. Halls Peter; suffrage
To the Voters of Pierce Co.
equal rights; Pierce County, WA; suffrage; Washington Territory; elections; voting; C.W. Young; George W. Byrd; R. J. Weisbach; Charles W. Senter
A pamphlet discussing the idea of equal suffrage and encouraging the support of the freedom of women by voting for pro-suffrage representatives in the 1884 election.
The Women of Ellensburg
Report of the Washington State International Women's Year Conference 1977
Women -- United States -- Social conditions -- Congresses.
Women's rights -- United States -- Congresses.
This report about the Washington State IVVY Conference fulfills one of the objectives of the Washington State Coordinating Committee - to make available the issues and events of the State Conference for...
The Women of Ellensburg: Report of the Washington State International Women's Year Conference 1977
"fog so thick"
Lewis and Clark Expedition; Columbia River; North American Indian; heron; canoe, dugout; fog; art
Several canoes, three of corpsmen and one of Indians padding on the Columbia River in foggy weather. A large heron is perched on a branch in the foreground.
1854 Womans Suffrage Amendment Introduced by Arthur Denny
suffrage; Washington Territory; legislation
This 2 page document is excerpted from the 1854 Washington Territorial Legislature records. It references HB 51 relating to elections. Mr. Denny moved so to amend the amendment as to allow all white females...
[Puget Sound Cooperative Colony letter]
Puget Sound Cooperative Colony; utopianism and communitarianism; utopia; Port Angeles, WA; Laura E. Peters
Letter from Laura E. Peters to William McLellan of Chicago, Illinois attempting to secure monetary support for the Puget Sound Cooperative Colony. The letter mentions disagreement and upheaval in the utopian...
[Laura E. Peters anecdote on religion]
religion; Christianity; Laura E. Peters
Laura E. Peters relays an anecdote in which she questions Christianity in conversation with her devout Catholic neighbor.
[Laura E. Peters temperance speech]
woman; temperance; Laura E. Peters; liquor
A temperance speech by Laura E. Peters. Peters discusses the problem of men purchasing alcohol for underage boys.
Seattle, WA; King County; Jackson Street regrade;
The Jackson Street regrade in Seattle looking across the Union Pacific Railway Depot site to Jackson Street and Fifth Avenue So. at regrade elevation.
Buffalo Rock; Snake River; Asotin County; Idaho; petroglyph
Buffalo rock on the Snake River near Buffalo Rapids, south of Clarkston, Washington.
[Plate 30] Fort Owen - Flathead Village
Isaac Ingalls Stevens; United States Pacific Railroad Survey; North American Indian; Flathead; Fort Owen; Bitterroot Valley; St. Mary's Mission; Montana
The United States Pacific Railroad Survey party at Fort Owen near present-day Stevensville in the Bitterroot Valley of Montana. The fort was originally St. Mary's Mission, founded by Jesuit Missionary...
[Laura E. Peters talk on religion to children]
religion; Bible; Christianity; Laura E. Peters
Laura E. Peters' notes for a lecture on religion for a group of children. Peters tells the story of how the Bible was created and questions the classic narrative.
[Laura E. Peters papers related to the anniversary of the first Women's Rights Convention]
woman; women's rights; suffrage; Laura E. Peters; Port Angeles Equal Suffrage Club; Fred Rice Rowell; Abigail Duniway Scott
Letters and notes regarding the Port Angeles Equal Suffrage Club's July 27-28, 1898 celebration in honor of the first Women's Rights Convention. Speakers included Abigail Scott Duniway and Fred Rice Rowell....
[Laura E. Peters notes on women based on Ruskin]
woman; women's rights; suffrage; Laura E. Peters; John Ruskin
Notes written by Laura E. Peters comparing the duties of man and woman, based on Ruskin's Sesame and Lilies of Queen’s Garden.
"Out To Win"
prohibition; election; voting; suffrage; woman; Seattle, WA; Tacoma, WA; Eugene W. Chafin; Aaron S. Watkins; George F. Stivers; Newton A. Thompson; Olin L. Fowler
A prohibitionist pamphlet encouraging women to vote for the election of representatives who support prohibition in 1912 and support prohibition legislation in 1914.
Liberal Arts #1
liberal arts; allegorical themes; art; Northwest artists
Painting on board, showing Allegorical scene with figures representing the 'Liberal Arts.'
'Oregon City, Oregon. Freight Train on Siding. Unemployed Robbing Apple Orchard. 1934. The Great Depression.'
poverty; art; Oregon City, OR; The Great Depression; unemployment; train; apples
This is a watercolor and ink painting of a scene in Oregon City, Oregon depicting unemployed men robbing an apple orchard. One man breaks down one of the posts, wires and all, so that they can return to...
[Woman gets a permanent wave]
Pierce County; Tacoma, WA; woman; machine, permanent wave; beauty parlor; permanent wave; hair; Carson's Beauty College; child
A woman gets a permanent wave using a permanent wave machine at the Carson's Beauty College in Tacoma. Two women and a man stand behind her. Two small children sit at her feet. Her hair is in rollers that...
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