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Abigail Scott Duniway letter to Barbara M. Booth

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Abigail Scott Duniway (1834-1915) was a leader in the women's suffrage movement in Oregon. The collection contains a letter dated April 11, 1914, that Duniway wrote to Barbara M. Booth, of Eugene, Oregon, in which Duniway describes her early education in Illinois, and her experiences as teacher in Oregon.
 
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Abigail Scott Duniway papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Abigail Scott Duniway (1834-1915) moved to Oregon from Illinois in 1852 with her family on the Oregon Trail and kept a detailed journal of their travels. Duniway was later a key leader of the Woman's Suffrage Movement in Oregon and the Pacific Northwest, and she aided the national effort. This expansive collection contains her correspondence, published and unpublished literary works, documents pertaining to the suffrage movement, and a considerable amount of newspaper clippings reporting on Duniway's political and social work.
 
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Eva Emery Dye letter

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:The collection contains a letter dated May 8, 1909, from Eva Emery Dye, an author and suffragist of Oregon City, to a Mrs. Colby regarding an upcoming forum at which Mrs. Colby wished to speak about suffragettes in England.
 
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Eva Emery Dye letter to Mrs. Colby

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:The collection contains a letter dated October 30, 1906, from Eva Emery Dye, an author of Oregon City, Oregon and a suffragist, to a Mrs. Colby. In the letter, Dye declines the presidency [of a suffrage group?] and recommends Mrs. Ada Unruh instead because she "has the courage to stand up against the Oregonian and Mrs. Duniway."
 
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Thae Murdock family papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Thae Murdock compiled this collection of family history telling the story of her pioneer ancestors, the McCully and Hendershott families, and the Reitzel branch, through genealogical research, family documents, newspaper clippings, and photographs. Papers relating to her parents, Gail Berg Reitzel and Raymond J. Reitzel, who met in Siberia while in service to the YMCA International Committee among prisoners of war, consist of correspondence, journals, reports, and photographs from prisoner of war camps in Hungary, on the Russian Front, and Siberia during World War I and the Russian Revolution, their marriage in Siberia in 1919, as well as Raymond’s career in medicine. The Reitzels documented their personal stories and family life in two memoirs, also contained in this collection.
 
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Oregon Women's History Consortium records

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Founded in 2010, the Oregon Women's History Consortium (OWHC) creates programming and sponsors research related to the history of women in Oregon. This collection contains materials related to "Century of Action: Oregon Women Vote, 1912-2012," including correspondence, meeting minutes, memorandum, posters and artifacts.

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