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A “Nerve Center”of Woman’s Suffrage: The Bristol Ferry Group

Portsmouth women were leaders in the Newport County and Rhode Island suffrage battle.

A “Nerve Center”of Woman’s Suffrage: The Bristol Ferry Group

National suffrage leaders called the Newport County Woman Suffrage League a “nerve center” for suffrage work in Rhode Island.*  The league was founded in 1907 by Cora Mitchel and h…

Source: Portsmouth Historical Society

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