Author: National American Woman Suffrage Association, Susan B. (Susan Brownell) Anthony, and Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Title: Proceedings of the Forty-Third Annual Convention of the National American Woman Suffrage Association, v.43-45 1911-1913.
Publisher: Washington, D.C.: The Association, 1893-1913.
Available online and freely open via the Hathi-Trust, and includes three reports, starting with the "Forty-Third Annual Report of the National-American Suffrage Association Given at the Convention Held at Louisville, Ky., October 19 to 25  Inclusive."
- The program, starting with the Executive Committee Meeting on Thursday, October 19th, at 8 p.m. took place at the Seelbach Hotel. Laura Clay, President of Kentucky Equal Rights Association, provided the Welcome from Kentucky. Clay also provided the State President report the next day (published on page 119 - 120, https://hdl.handle.net/2027/wu.89073162133?urlappend=%3Bseq=125). The report includes the details on votes against Laura Clay in the elections for vice-president and auditor (this was her last year to serve as auditor after more than a decade in that position). Miss Margaret Merker was introduced as the oldest Suffragist in Louisville (https://hdl.handle.net/2027/wu.89073162133?urlappend=%3Bseq=197). On Sunday, Sophonisba Breckenridge presented "Working Women's Interest in the Ballott" and Madeline McDowell Breckinridge gave an address just before the lecture by Mrs. Pankhurst on Tuesday evening (Oct. 24th). Kentucky had 14 representatives present. After the final executive committee meeting in the Red Room of the Seelbach, the convention went on an excursion to Mammoth Cave was offered on the afternoon of October 25th - this was to show solidarity with the campaign to get a national reservation designation for the site. The list of Kentucky delegates on page 212 (https://hdl.handle.net/2027/wu.89073162133?urlappend=%3Bseq=218) were as follows: Mrs. A.M. [Ida Withers] Harrison, Mrs. Mary C. Cramer, Miss Laura R. White, Mrs. Desha [Madeline McDowell] Breckinridge, Miss Haldon Helm Hardin, Mrs. C[elia].M. Freeman, Mrs. Mary E. Giltner, Mrs. A.R. [Margaret Sommers] Burnam, Mrs. James N. Lush, Miss Virginia P. Robinson, Mrs. James [Sallie Clay] Bennett, Mrs. Thomas J. [Elise Bennett] Smith, Mrs. Jessie Ridell Firth, Mrs. T. Withers Smith, Mrs. Herbert [Jennie Angell] Mengel. Home addresses for KERA officers from Kentucky were listed on page 215 as follows:
* President, Laura Clay, 189 N. Mill Street, Lexington
* Member Nat. Ex. Com., Mary E. Giltner, 1554 Madison Avenue, Covington
* Cor.Sec., Mary C. Roark, Richmond
Proceedings of the 1912 convention in Philadelphia begin at https://hdl.handle.net/2027/wu.89073162133?urlappend=%3Bseq=241
Laura Clay attends only in the capacity of President of KERA and chair of the NAWSA Mambership Committee; 12 representatives out of 18 allowed attend. Kentucky's report is not published in this document.
The Peace and Arbitration Report includes information from Laura White "who also stands nearly alone among the suffragists of her State, Kentucky, in doing active work for peace (51)" and that only Newport observed Peace Day by all its teachers. Mary Neville read the Kentucky report (91). Delegates from Kentucky were listed on page 101 as follows: Mary Neville, Mrs. Charles [Jessie] Firth, Caroline Leech, Mrs. Mary Giltner, Mrs. Mary Cramer, Cecil Cantrill, Lide Faut, Mrs. E.L. [Jessie Leigh] Hutchinson, Mrs. Emil Tachan, Mrs. N. McLaughline, Emma Hast, Mrs. James A. Leech. And the list of KERA officers on page 118 as follows:
* Mrs. Desha Breckinridge, 726 McClelland Bldg., Lexington
* Mem. Ex. Comm. [blank]
* Cor. Sec. Miss Laura Clay, 189 New (sic) [North] Mill St., Lexington
Proceedings of the Nov. 29- Dec 5, 1913 convention in Washington D.C. begin at https://hdl.handle.net/2027/wu.89073162133?urlappend=%3Bseq=375
Kentucky sent 13 out of 13 representatives allowed; Laura Clay is no longer on the Membership Committee; Kentucky's report is not published in this report; Mrs. A.M. Harrison is listed on the Church Work Committee; Madeline McD Breckinridge won election for Second Vice-President.
Delegates from Kentucky were listed on page 133 as follows: Mrs. Desha Breckinnrnidge, President, Mrs. Thomas Jefferson Smith, Mrs. Mary C. Cramer, Miss Laura Clay, Mrs. [W.T.] Lafferty, Mrs. Lyman Chalkley, Mrs. Hy. Lloyd, Mrs. James [Sallie Clay] Bennett, Mrs. Chas. [Jessie] Firth, Mrs. C[elia].M. Freeman, Mrs. C.C. Brittain, Mrs. Will Shanks, Mrs. Thurston Ballard