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A Simple JusticeKentucky Women Fight for the Vote$
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Melanie Beals Goan

Print publication date: 2020

Print ISBN-13: 9780813180175

Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: September 2021

DOI: 10.5810/kentucky/9780813180175.001.0001

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Jars of Clay

Jars of Clay

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A Simple Justice
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Melanie Beals Goan

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University Press of Kentucky
DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813180175.003.0003

In the 1800s and 1890s, the Clay women -- Mary Jane Warfield Clay and her daughters Mary, Sallie, Laura, and Annie -- were the main force behind Kentucky's suffrage movement. This chapter explains why they chose to embrace a controversial cause and discusses the important ways they shaped the movement, bringing their class and racial views to bear on its development. This chapter traces the creation of the Kentucky Woman Suffrage Association and its rebirth as the Kentucky Equal Rights Association several years later when Laura Clay stepped up to be the primary suffrage leader in Kentucky.

Keywords:   Mary Barr Clay, Laura Clay, Susan B. Anthony, Kentucky Woman Suffrage Association, Kentucky Equal Rights Association

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