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    Letter, James Gleason to Gleason family
    February 1892

    Jim reports on his trip to Sacramento with his mother, Ellen, and their visit with family. He talks about Ellen's health, his cousin Eugenie, and the incomes of the various family members.
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    Letter, Kate Gleason to James Gleason
    April 30, 1889

    Kate discusses the reputation of a female friend and reports on their brother Andrew's inclusion in the city directory as a machinist. She discusses grades, yachts, her Fortnightly Ignorance Club, and the gym.
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    Letter, Kate Gleason to James Gleason
    May 20, 1888

    Kate expresses the hope that the company can make enough money in May to last through the summer. She asks if Jim has seen the house she bought and reflects on women in education.
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    Letter, Kate Gleason to James Gleason
    October 16, 1888

    Kate reports that business has been profitable and the family has acquired another house. She discusses a visit from a male acquaintance and apparent antisemitism in her German club. She has joined a new club and a gym and questions the sexual inequality at Cornell and Sage College.
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    Letter, Kate Gleason to James Gleason
    October 25, 1888

    Kate tells Jim about a business trip to Ohio and her sale to a customer who she believed would not be friendly to a female salesperson. While traveling, she attended the Cincinnati Centennial Exposition.
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    ROC Topics: Suffrage

    Learn about the 19th-century woman suffrage movement with these educational resources geared towards students in grades 3, 4, and 5.
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