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“Society Suffragist Replies to Attack of Professor”

Our Newport County Woman Suffrage League may have started in Portsmouth, but the movement spread to Middletown, Tiverton and even to the socialites of Newport’s summer community.

“Society Suffragist Replies to Attack of Professor”

Katherine McCormick’s glamorous image graced the front page of national newspapers in October of 1913. The newspaper articles told of a scene at the Colonial Theater in Newport.  The Rho…

Source: Portsmouth Historical Society

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