Clay, Farmer, Henry speaking on women's rights in KY House of Representatives, 13 January 1898

A broadside available at the University of Kentucky's Laura Clay papers, Special Collections Research Center. It reads: "Public Speaking! at the Representative Hall. Miss Laura Clay, Mrs. Eugenia B. Farmer, Mrs. Josephine K.

KERA is Founded

At the American Woman Suffrage Association annual convention in Ohio, the Kentucky Equal Rights Association is founded. Representatives from Fayette and Kenton County come together to form the organization, and elect Laura Clay as their first President. Other officers of the new organization include Ellen Battle Dietrick and Mary Barr Clay as Vice-Presidents, Eugenia B. Farmer as the corresponding secretary, Anna M. Deane in the position of recording secretary, and Isabella H. Shepard as treasurer. 


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