Vernon, Mabel (1883-1975)

edited by
Cheryl Ruth Jorgensen-Earp

13 July 2006

Voices of Democracy: The U. S. Oratory Project

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. The text of this speech is taken from the transcript published in The Suffragist, Vol. V, #98, December 22, 1917, pp. 9-10.

The copy-text is Vernon 1917. This is the only version of the speech, published or in draft form, found at this time.

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Library of Congress Subject Headings

Library of Congress Classification

National Woman’s Party National Advisory Council Conference
Washington, D.C.


National Woman’s Party
Women–Suffrage–United States–History
Women’s Rights–United States
Vernon, Mabel
United States–Politics and Government
Wilson’s Administration, 1913-1921
Political Rights–Practical Politics–Suffrage
Suffrage–United States

none given


VOD Associate Editor
Gaines, Robert N.

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Jorgensen-Earp, Cheryl Ruth

compiled electronic text