NVWT marker for Josephine K. Henry

Image for National Votes for Women Trail marker for Josephine K. Henry - located at 210 Montgomery Avenue, Versailles KY 40383 @38.0478437, -84.7283552

The marker content states: "Josephine Henry 1843-1928. Home of suffragist, author, orator and teacher who lobbied for equal rights for all women. (William C. Pomeroy Foundation 2019, [marker no.] 2)."

Laura Clay's Split from the Kentucky Equal Rights Association

KY Woman Suffrage

One of the most intriguing aspects of the Kentucky equal rights movement is the tension that led to Laura Clay’s break from the Kentucky Equal Rights Association (KERA) and the National Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA). From the establishment of KERA in 1888, Clay had dedicated her life to the organization and fighting for women’s rights.

Connections between Kentucky and Tennessee - history of woman suffrage and voting rights today

KY Woman Suffrage

This post was co-written by Dr. Randolph Hollingsworth (coordinator for the Kentucky Woman Suffrage Project) and Dr. Margaret Spratt (coordinator for the Tennessee entries for the Women and Social Movements in the U.S. project on woman suffrage) as they consider a proposal to the National Endowment for the Humanities for a community outreach project to include both Kentucky and Tennessee:

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.

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