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James, Ada Lois, 1876-1952 / Ada James papers, correspondence, 1912, Dec. 24-31, [1912]
Wis Mss OP, Box 17, Folder 4 ([unpublished])

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;Mrs. Colby was president cf the rebraska State Toman's Suffrage
/ .Aesoiaticn, si7,teen years. Founded the Woman's Tribune in ilEE3. In
*     tarih Y688 took it to Washington D. C. to -ublish it as a daily to
- report the first Intexnational Congress of 7omen. Afterwards publish-
ed the Wroman's Tribune there until l'04, when she removed. to Port-
land, Oregon..
in 1899  h attended as a delegate the Interrational Council of
Women in London) ard formed the acquaintance of distingo.-shed suf-
frage vorkers, .at whose invitation she remained to lecturo for some
Wbfvnths in Fngland. Mrs. Colby retunned to Fngland in 9150 to lecture.
In, Acril she returned to Oregon, She is a goraduate of the Uni-
-- etsfty of lriscor~s:.n with the degree of Ph. P. and the chair of in-,
* structer of Latin and History later in the instituticn. She began
,,-.uffrage work as assistants for Flizabeth Cady StantonU Susan . An-
"th'Ony,. and 1Mary A.Livexmore.
Mirs. Cclby has written internsively, and is an officer in the
-  oomanrs National Press Association, The Universal Peace Union and the
1" .trtan's' Equalt-y Association.
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