MARY LIVERMORE SIGNATURE AND DATE OF FAMOUS SUFFRAGETTE, "Mary A. Livermore, April 15, 1878", on 3.5 x 2.25 card. Mounting remnants on the reverse, otherwise in fine condition.
Mary Livermore (December 19, 1820 – May 23, 1905) was an American journalist, abolitionist, Civil War nurse, and advocate of women’s rights. On the lecture platform, she had a remarkable career, speaking mostly in behalf of women’s suffrage and the temperance movements. Many years, she traveled 25,000 miles annually, speaking five nights each week for five months of the year. Livermore became the first president of the Association for Advancement of Women, as well as president of American Woman Suffrage Association.