Fighting for equality for women and the right to vote.
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- Fought for women’s suffrage, worked for NAWSA
- Helped found the National Women’s Party
- Worked towards trying to pass the Equal Rights Amendment
- Rejected upper class southern upbringing to fight against slavery
- Among the first to see the close connection between abolitionism and women’s rights
- Spoke to mixed crowds of men and women
-Founded on May 4, 1938, the oldest active women’s club of it’s kind in the United States
-Began because no other rowing club would allow women to join
-First women’s rowing club was sent outside the US to compete, when they went to Vichy, France