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Photograph of Mary Barr Clay (1839-1924) perhaps sometime in the 1870s when she was starting up her career as a suffragist - she was named after her maternal grandmother, Mary Barr Warfield. See her KWSP biosketch here: https://networks.h-net.org/node/2289/discussions/154189/mary-barr-clay
Author: Goodman, Clavia.
Title: Bitter Harvest: Laura Clay's Suffrage Work.
Publication: Lexington, Ky.: Bur Press, 1946. Available online courtesy of the Lexington Public Library.
This limited edition biography of Laura Clay (1849-1941) focuses on her work with the women's suffrage movement. Sophonisba P. Breckinridge wrote an introduction for it. The book, third in the Kentucky Monograph Series, also contains some images of the Clay family.
Portrait of Laura Clay (1849-1941) when she was probably in her 30s - currently hanging at White Hall in Richmond, Kentucky. The portrait was done by her friend and fellow suffragist, Laura Sutton Bruce.
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