James, Ada Lois, 1876-1952 / Ada James papers, correspondence, 1912, Nov. 8-Dec. 23
Wis Mss OP, Box 17, Folder 3 ([unpublished])
[Letter from Mrs. H. M. Holton to Miss Ada L. James and Mrs. Crystal Eastman Benedict: Milwaukee: Nov. 12, 1912] PDF (393.1 KB)
Mighongin ! oman'o *uffrage Ztoociation Officers; abizorp 3Roarb 941 Lake Avenu.e, Racine Mrs. Emma E. Crosby Miss Zons Gale First Vice President-Mrs. E. C. Priddle Racine Portage 4208 Pabst Avenue, Milwaukee Second Vice President-Miss Linda Rhodes Mrs. C. S. Morris Mr. Emil Seidel Lancaster Berlin Milwaukee Recording Secretary-Miss W. vonBruenchenhein Wauwatosa Rev. E. J. Updike Miss Lutie E. Stearns Corresponding Secretary-Mrs. Nellie K. Donaldson Keamey Avenue, Racine Madison Milwaukee Treasoe-Dr. Gwendolen B. Willis Milwaukee-Downer College, Milwaukee HEADQUARTERS Mrs. Mary D. Bradford Mrs. Robert M. LaFollette Chairman Executive Committee-Mrs. Etta M. Gardner Kenosha Madison Platteville 723 GOLDSMITH BLDG., MILWAUKEE Editor "The Wisconsin Citizen"-Miss Lena V. Newman Mr. Jeremiah M. Quin Brodhead Telephone Main 2136 Milwaukee I vlaulee Nov. 71,19 To Niss Ada L.Jaries, anid Ivrs. Crystal Eastmani Fen (di ct, Th~risoriin 'ar 2L& ' sociatior having UYder consider'ation the letter d ted~ iov. 7th, anrd s!inedi by you su~gs~ ting~ tmat the .iscon.sinf ;our Su~fra ~e 3s3ociatio ran te $itic$il Iqnality Lea~ue ¶erge~ into oni 3tat orgarization under a ne na~e "on condition that neithex i~rs. 1Brow~n, nor :s illia, nor 3!i Ja~, no ~s Eenedc&t, ,,: oib>a ierot 'ri .... tfuily r~ply:- 2. liscons'ir o"~a ouf%. *azsociation was organ xi1V , od :cu~e~ is ~~1 n¢ charted ss an' ircorporated institution in 1f3P7. Tht. nam is knom. ove r the .ie - 0 ron s fr7 ~ r ~'ol over; its history under~m1 he wea rship of such distinguishec >omeria Dr.~~~~~ Lar 03.1 octt r, ' Dr.Iau~ Ri~a~o~ot ...r. Thri C. Eascom, arO tWc Rev. 2Il'ympia T:rron, is a. pa'rt of the history £ i~ S7tate anrd of t'- roa emrt h proposition, therefore, to c'~an~ th na'~e in su~ch a ',ay a,: to lose the identity or continuity of tIe A~ssociation cannot be entertained. ince we know that any of the suffr e workers regret a C_ division of forcestand have hoped that in the work before us we might presenrt a sol.id front, andc Since the Political Equality L~eadlme incl~udes ri-ny trho were formerly members of the Wisconlsin roman ..... soitona~ h under its banner helped to cremate snd crystalii the sentinent which made the recent ca.rpain possible, ~Jetheefoe, nnur i ~ting assembled hereby express the desires that a union of all suffra eforc~s.. ir isconsin nay be brought about. e answ r the~ propostito1h with regard to the name; we have elected officers 'ookingp to the e-rd su'~a ted,/and we now invite you to unite with us, or to appoint a cowmittee for further conference. 'isconsin Woman Suffrare Association. Corresponding Secretary.
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