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The Nineteenth Amendment: Women's Suffrage (Lafayette)

Introduction and Information

Name: Carrie Chapman Catt (born Carrie Lane)
Date of Birth: January 9, 1859
Date of Death: March 9, 1947
Place of Birth: Ripon, Wisconsin
Place of Death: New Rochelle, New York

There are two kinds of restrictions upon human liberty — the restraint of law and that of custom. No written law has ever been more binding than unwritten custom supported by public opinion.

Carrie Chapman Cat

Carrie Chapman Catt, half-length portrait, seated, facing left, on telephone

Carrie Chapman Catt

Library of Congress Catalog, Prints and Photographs Division, National Photo Company Collection, Lot 12362