A group of women suffrage supporters at the Douglas County Fair, Lawrence, Kan. Group members include: Mary A. Brooks, Mary Evelyn Ransom Strong and Florence M. Payne. All were
active members in the League of Women Voters. Date: 1912
A group of women suffrage supporters at the Douglas County Fair, Lawrence, Kan. Group members include: Mary A. Brooks, Mary Evelyn Ransom Strong and Florence M. Payne. All were active members in the League of Women Voters. Date: 1912 Courtesy photo
A group of women suffrage supporters at the Douglas County Fair, Lawrence, Kan. Group members include: Mary A. Brooks, Mary Evelyn Ransom Strong and Florence M. Payne. All were active members in the League of Women Voters. Date: 1912 Courtesy photo

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