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    Claiming the Right to Vote

    An audio clip of the story of 15 Rochester women who voted in 1872, challenging the laws that denied them this right.
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    Letter, Kate Gleason to James Gleason
    February 12, 1889

    Kate reports that business is good, even while other companies seem to be struggling. She describes a sleigh ride and speculates on the content of President Harrison's inaugural address.
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    Letter, Kate Gleason to James Gleason
    November 8, 1888

    Kate suggests that Jim write to family friend Emma Michel. She mentions the presidential election and reports that business is good, although they had to dismiss an employee for drinking on the job.
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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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    ROC Topics: Suffrage and Women's Rights

    Learn about suffrage and women's rights with these educational resources geared towards students in grades 6, 7, and 8.
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    ROC Topics: Voting

    Learn about voting with these educational resources geared towards students in grades 9, 10, 11, and 12.
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