Alice Bridgeford Carrier Day (1878-1954), Louisville suffragist

Alice Bridgeford was born 8 March 1878, the eldest child of Madeline Robinson and William Lawrence Bridgeford of Louisville. She grew up in an elegant house (later called the Henri Barret Montfort Home and torn down in the early 1950s) on Broadway between Fourth and Fifth Streets, built by her grandfather. She married Robert Moorhead Carrier (1876-1957) of Buffalo, NY on 19 October 1899, and they moved to Sardis, Mississippi where his father owned a sawmill.

Woman Suffrage Tent at 13th Annual Kentucky State Fair - "Frivolity is gone"

   The 13th annual Kentucky State Fair, which was held in Louisville Sept. 13 to 18, [1915] beat all previous records in every respect, and a progressive suffrage spirit was noticeable in the attitude of the thousands of visitors. Mrs. R.A.[ Virginia Robb] McDowell, chairman of the suffrage tent work, said at the end of the first day: "We notice a decided change in the attitude of the public to woman suffrage. Frivolity is gone."

30th Convention Kentucky Equal Rights Association - Program

50W29: "Thirtieth Convention of the Kentucky Equal Rights Association" Program, box 1, folder 3 of the Mary Shelby Wilson Woman's Democratic Club papers, 1910-1950, bulk 1920-1932 (bulk dates), University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.

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Thirtieth Convention of the Kentucky Equal Rights Association


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