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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 54

19. D. Augustus Straker, Citizenship, Its Rights and Duties,--Woman Suffrage: A Lecture Delivered by D. Augustus Straker, Esq., at the Israel A. M. E. Church, and before the Pioneer Lyceum, at Hillsdale, Washington, D. C., April 13 & 14, 1874 (Washington, DC: New National Era Print, 1874). (22 p.)

Lecture urging the extension of the right to vote to women now that is has been secured for African American males. The speaker equates gender with color as far as being an artificial barrier to the full rights of citizenship is concerned.