Book/Printed Material The record of the Leslie Woman Suffrage Commission, Inc., 1917-1929 Leslie Woman Suffrage Commission, a complete record, 1917-1929 / Complete record

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Title

  • The record of the Leslie Woman Suffrage Commission, Inc., 1917-1929

Other Title

  • Leslie Woman Suffrage Commission, a complete record, 1917-1929
  • Complete record

Summary

  • This is a fascinating account of Miriam Florence Follin Leslie, the wife of Frank Leslie of "Leslie"s Illustrated Newspaper." When Frank Leslie died in 1880, Florence legally changed her name to "Frank Leslie" and continued publishing the paper. When Mrs. Frank died in 1914, she willed $2,000,000 of her estate to Carrie Chapman Catt to be used for the women suffrage campaign. Only $977,000 of that money ever came into Catt's hands. This book by the Leslie Woman Suffrage Commission, which was organized by Catt in 1917, is an account of Mrs. Frank Leslie's life and work and where the rest of the money went.

Names

  • Young, Rose E. (Rose Emmet), 1869-1941.
  • Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947, former owner.
  • National American Woman Suffrage Association Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • New York : The Leslie Woman Suffrage Commission, Inc., 1929.

Headings

  • -  Leslie, Frank,--Mrs.,--1836-1914
  • -  Leslie Woman Suffrage Commission

Notes

  • -  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Medium

  • 94 p. : 2 port. (incl. front.) ; 20 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • JK1899.L4 Y6
  • JK1881 .N357 sec. VII, no. 69 Another copy. Bookplate inside front cover: library, Carrie Chapman Catt. Gift of the National American Woman Suffrage Association, Nov. 1, 1938.

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 30004830

Online Format

  • image
  • 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:

Young, Rose E, Carrie Chapman Catt, and National American Woman Suffrage Association Collection. The record of the Leslie Woman Suffrage Commission, Inc., -1929. New York: The Leslie Woman Suffrage Commission, Inc, 1929. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/30004830/.

APA citation style:

Young, R. E., Catt, C. C. & National American Woman Suffrage Association Collection. (1929) The record of the Leslie Woman Suffrage Commission, Inc., -1929. New York: The Leslie Woman Suffrage Commission, Inc. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/30004830/.

MLA citation style:

Young, Rose E, Carrie Chapman Catt, and National American Woman Suffrage Association Collection. The record of the Leslie Woman Suffrage Commission, Inc., -1929. New York: The Leslie Woman Suffrage Commission, Inc, 1929. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/30004830/>.