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Emma Smith Devoe

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Emma Smith DeVoe. From newspaper article in Bernice A. Sapp Scrapbook O, page 59.

Suffragist Emma Smith DeVoe arrived in Washington in 1905, having been mentored by Susan B. Anthony while a resident of Dakota Territory. Later she played major roles in suffrage campaigns in Idaho and Oregon. In 1906 she came to be President of Washington Equal Suffrage Association where her leadership helped to reinvigorate the suffrage movement in a state that had permitted women to vote during its territorial period.
Emma Smith DeVoe Papers, Washington State Library
HistoryLink Biography
Winning the West for Women: The LIfe of Suffragist Emma Smith DeVoe by Jennifer M. Ross-Nazzal