Dora Kelly Lewis correspondence

Dora Kelly Lewis served actively in the Suffrage movement. She became an executive member of the National Women's Party in 1913. She served as the chairman of finance in 1918 and as the national treasurer in 1919. In 1920, she headed the ratification committee. The correspondence of Dora Ke...

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Main Author: Lewis, Dora Kelly b. 1862 (Creator)
Collection:Dora Kelly Lewis Correspondence
Collection Number:2137
Format: Manuscript
Language:English
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Physical Description: 0.75 Linear feet 0.75 linear feet, 2 boxes (200 items)
Summary: Dora Kelly Lewis served actively in the Suffrage movement. She became an executive member of the National Women's Party in 1913. She served as the chairman of finance in 1918 and as the national treasurer in 1919. In 1920, she headed the ratification committee. The correspondence of Dora Kelly Lewis consists of encouraging and endearing letters from her husband, Lawrence Lewis, 1884-1903, reporting on his legal practice and commenting on Dora's suffragette activities. The letters, 1914-1921, are, for the most part, from Dora to her children, some, from prison, reassuring her family that her actions were not illegal, and to her mother. There are a few typed, diary pages. These letters document her efforts in gaining franchise for women.