Ida Withers Harrison, 1896

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Mrs. Ida Withers Harrison (President of the Woman's Club of Central Kentucky). "Women at the Polls In Lexington Last Fall." Courier-Journal (May 17, 1896) clipping in Laura Clay Papers, 46M4, Box 18, folder 18, University of Kentucky Special Collections and Research Center.

In the news article, a short biography of Mrs. Harrison is provided: she was born at Grand Gulf, Miss, May 9, 1851, graduated from Patapsco Institute, near Baltimaroe, moved to Lexington, Ky. in 1871; married in 1879 to Albert W. Harrison; President of the Woman's Club of Central Kentucky; member of the "Fortnightly," the oldest woman's club in Lexington; President of "The Christian Board of Missions of Kentucky." Read the KWSP Biosketch on Ida Withers (Mrs. Albert M.) Harrison here.