Book/Printed Material The legal status of women

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Title

  • The legal status of women

Summary

  • In a series of seven chapters, Saunders undertakes an examination of the legal status of women in the United States concerning the property rights of married women -- including intestate estates and the right to support, divorce, child custody, rape and the age of consent, female criminality, and woman suffrage. Each chapter contains a brief overview, followed by a state-by state analysis of women's status. Also contains some interesting tables.

Contributor Names

  • Cassidy, Jessie J. (Jessie Jane), 1861-
  • Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947, former owner.
  • National American Woman Suffrage Association.
  • National American Woman Suffrage Association Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • New York : The National-American Woman Suffrage Association, 1897.

Subject Headings

  • -  Women--Legal status, laws, etc.--United States
  • -  Women's rights--United States

Notes

  • -  Bibliography: p. 116.
  • -  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Medium

  • 116 p. ; 17 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • KF478.Z95 S3
  • JK1881 .N357 sec. IX, no. 4 18 cm. Bookplate of Carrie Chapman Catt inside front cover. Gift of the National American Woman Suffrage Association, Nov. 1, 1938.

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 14005852

Online Format

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  • online text
  • pdf

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Credit Line: Library of Congress, Rare Book and Special Collections Division, National American Woman Suffrage Association Collection.

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Chicago citation style:

Cassidy, Jessie J, Carrie Chapman Catt, National American Woman Suffrage Association, and National American Woman Suffrage Association Collection. The Legal Status of Women. New York: The National-American Woman Suffrage Association, 1897. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/14005852/.

APA citation style:

Cassidy, J. J., Catt, C. C., National American Woman Suffrage Association & National American Woman Suffrage Association Collection. (1897) The Legal Status of Women. New York: The National-American Woman Suffrage Association. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/14005852/.

MLA citation style:

Cassidy, Jessie J, et al. The Legal Status of Women. New York: The National-American Woman Suffrage Association, 1897. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/14005852/>.