Lucy Stone


Lucy Stone

1840 -1860
Photographic Print

Lucy Stone led multiple suffrage organizations and meetings in New Jersey. In 1869, she broke with Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton to lead the American Woman Suffrage Association (AWSA) with Julia Ward Howe.

Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, DC

“Women and the Ballot in New Jersey” Broadside

Lucy Stone, Author
Ink on Paper

In 1867, Lucy Stone addressed the New Jersey State Legislature and pointed to women voters in early New Jersey as a justification for passing woman suffrage. That same year, she printed this broadside with the intention of heightening the public’s awareness of the first women voters in the state.

Library of Congress, Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Printed Ephemera Collection