Item: Letter from Dora Kelly Lewis to Louise Lewis (January 10, 1919)

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Record Number: 8804
Box Number: 1
Folder Number: Correspondence 1919
Correspondent: Louise Lewis
Creator: Dora Kelly Lewis, b. 1862
Date of View: January 10 1919
View Format: Manuscript › Correspondence
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Letter from Dora Kelly Lewis to her daughter, Louise Lewis,  January 10, 1919.  Dora Kelly Lewis served actively in the Suffrage movement and became an executive member of the National Women's Party in 1913.  She was imprisoned while campaigning for voting rights for women and wrote letters from prison to her family discussing her suffragist activities and reassuring them that her actions were not illegal.