SUFFRAGE MOVEMENT AND WOMEN'S HISTORY
Henry Ward Beecher

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Description Albumen print mounted on card stock of a Henry Ward Beecher.
Year Range from 1870
Year range to 1880
Medium Cardstock/Photographic Paper
Notes Half seated view Henry Ward Beecher wearing a double-breasted coat with velvet lapels. Beecher was born in Connecticut in 1813 the son of Lyman Beecher. He was a Congregational Minister; abolitionist; lecturer; supporter of women's suffrage; and editor of the "Independant" and "Christian Union". During the Kansas-Nebraska War he smuggled guns into the territory in 1850s, known as "Beecher's Bibles".
Object ID P2002.3.289
Object Name Cabinet Card
People Beecher, Henry Ward
Print size 4 " x 2 1/2"
Subjects Portrait photographs
Male
Preachers
Clergy
Abolition movement
Abolitionists
Suffrage
Editors
Authors
Militarism
Title Henry Ward Beecher
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