Susan B. Anthony Letter to Frances Casement regarding suffrage leadership   Save
Frances Casement Collection
Description: This four-page letter dated January 29, 1904 is typed on National Woman Suffrage Association letterhead. Writing to Frances Casement in Painesville, Ohio, suffragist Susan B. Anthony thanks her for placing Anthony's "History of the Woman Suffrage Movement" in the local library. Anthony writes about the activities of Ohio suffrage leader Harriet Taylor Upton and remarks on the "good many young people" who will be able to take over the fight for suffrage (voting rights). The letter measures 8.5" x 11" (21.59 cm x 27.94 cm). Frances Jennings Casement (1840-1928) was born in Painesville 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_1499417_010
Subjects: Civil Liberties; Ohio Women; Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell), 1820-1906; Upton, Harriet Taylor; Suffrage; Suffragists
Places: Painesville (Ohio); Lake County (Ohio)