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Frances Jennings Casement Suffrage Diary
Description: Suffragist Frances Jennings Casement kept this diary of the proceedings of the Painesville Equal Rights Association, an organization she co-founded in 1883. In the diary, Casement outlines her views on suffrage and shows the evolution of the organization. It is 66 pages and measures 4" x 7" (10.16 x 17.78 cm). Frances Jennings Casement (1840-1928) was born in Painesville, Ohio and graduated from Painesville Academy and Willoughby Female Seminary. Her father Charles Casement supported abolition and women's suffrage and encouraged Frances to be active in social causes. Frances Casement established the Painesville Equal Rights Association in 1883 and became involved in the Ohio Woman Suffrage Association, serving as its president from 1885 to 1888. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: Om1532_1501553_041
Subjects: Civil Liberties; Presidents and Politics; Ohio Women; Suffrage; Suffragists; Ohio League of Women Voters
Places: Painesville (Ohio); Lake County (Ohio)