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Source: The Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony
Source type: book
Document type: book chapter
Document title: “Miss Anthony’s Varied Work in Conventions” [chapter 59]
Author(s): Harper, Ida Husted
Volume number: 3
Publisher: Hollenbeck Press
Place of publication: Indianapolis, Indiana
Year of publication: 1908
Pagination: 1230-43 (excerpt below includes only pages 1240-41)

 
Citation
Harper, Ida Husted. “Miss Anthony’s Varied Work in Conventions” [chapter 59]. The Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony. Vol. 3. Indianapolis: Hollenbeck Press, 1908: pp. 1230-43.
 
Transcription
excerpt of chapter
 
Keywords
Susan B. Anthony; McKinley assassination (public response: Buffalo, NY); anarchism (religious response); anarchism (compared with lynching).
 
Named persons
Susan B. Anthony; William McKinley; William R. Taylor.
 
Notes
From title page: The Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony: A Story of the Evolution of the Status of Woman.

From title page: Including the Triumphs of Her Last Years, Account of Her Death and Funeral and Comments of the Press.

From title page: Illustrated with Portraits, Pictures of Homes, etc.
 
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Miss Anthony’s Varied Work in Conventions [excerpt]

     A Conference of the National Suffrage Association was held in Buffalo September 9 and 10, during the Pan-American Exposition, followed by a three-days’ session of the National Council of Women. Miss Anthony was in constant attendance on both and spoke several times, but the assassination and death of President McKinley just at this time so saddened all hearts that neither speakers nor audiences could feel the usual interest in the meetings. Miss Anthony was a devoted admirer of the President and for days every entry in her journal had some reference to the great calamity. On the day of the funeral she went to the Brick Presbyterian Church in Rochester to hear its minister, the Rev. Dr. W. R. Taylor, preach on Anarchistic Manifestations of the Present Day, and the journal that night said: “It was a splendid [1240][1241] address but he did not mention the lynching of negroes, the cruelest and worst manifestation of all. I waited and told him so. It seemed a pity to make a criticism but the mistake was too great not to call his attention to it!”

 

 


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