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Carrie Chapman Catt Letter to Edwin Webb Comparing Negro Rights with Rights of Southern White Women

1918-01-05

U.S. National Archives

U.S. National Archives
United States

Carrie Chapman Catt, president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association, sent this letter to Congressman Edwin Y. Webb of North Carolina comparing Negro rights to the rights of Southern white women. Catt suggests that granting white women the vote would neutralize the vote of the "negro population."

Creator(s): U.S. House of Representatives. Committee on the Judiciary. 6/3/1813- (Most Recent)

From:
File Unit: Petitions and Memorials, Resolutions of State Legislatures, and Related Documents Which Were Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary during the 65th Congress, 1917 - 1919
Series: Petitions and Memorials, 1813 - 1968
Record Group 233: Records of the U.S. House of Representatives, 1789 - 2015

National Archives Identifier: 74884353

Details

  • Title: Carrie Chapman Catt Letter to Edwin Webb Comparing Negro Rights with Rights of Southern White Women
  • Date Created: 1918-01-05
  • External Link: National Archives Catalog

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