Lily Ray Glenn was the daughter of Richard P. Glenn who was born in Todd County, Kentucky. Her visits around the state are recorded in multiple documents, and from these accounts and reports we learn that she was a powerful speaker that kept her audiences’ attention.
According to the Big Sandy News, under the article title, “Woman Suffrage Address Made in Louisa Thursday,” Madeline Breckinridge gave a speech in front of the courthouse in November 1919. Breckinridge addressed several points during her speech, and she informed her audience of the ongoing battle for women’s right to vote.
Author: Egge, Sara.
Title: Woman Suffrage and Citizenship in the Midwest, 1870-1920.
Publisher: Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 2018.
Author: Schweickart, Michelle.
Title: Through the Eyes of Pioneers: Accounts of the Women’s Suffrage Movement in Dayton, Ohio (1890-1920).
Publisher: Master's thesis [CORE Scholar repository], Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, 2015.
"Mrs. J.D. Hays" - clipped from "Votes for Women a Success: the Map Proves It," Licking Valley Courier [West Liberty, KY], (November 11, 1915) Vol. 6, No. 11, page 3 [via The Kentucky Digital Library].
As part of the planning for the 2020 Commemorations for Women's Suffrage Centennial here in Kentucky, the Kentucky Woman Suffrage Project is interested in identifying the individuals who attended the signing of the ratification bill in Kentucky for the "Susan B. Anthony" Amendment.
Author: Joel Deutscher
Title: Identity from History: Coeducation and Women at Berea
Publisher: YouTube (24 June 2017)
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