Laura White

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Project Name:
Kentucky Woman Suffrage

Name of Historic Site:
Christian Church of Ashland

Event(s)/Use associated with woman/group/site:
Church building designed by architect and suffrage supporter Laura White. It was also the site of a speech by Laura Clay in 1901, after which the Ashland Equal Rights Association was organized.

County:
Boyd

Town/City:
Ashland

Zip Code:
41101
 
Street Address: 
311 17th Street

Associated Organization:
Kings Way Church

Years of Importance:
1894-1912
Geographic Location: 
Your Affiliation: 
Kentucky Woman Suffrage Project

Additional Comments:

Laura White was a native Clay County, born near Manchester. She received as education as an architect, an uncommon profession for women in the nineteenth century. She was also a supporter of suffrage, and a member of the Kentucky Equal Rights Association.