Archives of Maryland
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Edith Houghton Hooker (1879-1948)
MSA SC 3520-13609

Sources:

Newspaper articles (in chronological order):

"LIVELY FOR SUFFRAGE: Mrs. Hooker Silences Questioner At Light And Baltimore Streets MR. REED LEWIS INTERRUPTED Remarks From The Audience Relate To Husbands And Babies Of Voting Women." Baltimore Sun, July 19, 1910.

"SISTERS PLEAD FOR VOTE: Mrs. Hepburn and Mrs. Hooker Speak At Same Meeting; Only Men In The Audience." Baltimore Sun, August 6, 1910.

"SUFFRAGE FOR THE WIFE: Mrs. Hooker Shows Influence Of A Woman's Vote On The Home SHE SPEAKS IN EAST BALTIMORE Uses Sidewalk As Her Rostrum--Last Week Of Summer Campaign Begun." Baltimore Sun, August 9, 1910.

"SEES HOPE IN SUFFRAGE: Mrs. Hooker Shows How Women Could Aid Sanitation." Baltimore Sun, August 12, 1910.

"Mrs. Hooker Says One Of The Reasons Cleveland Passed Baltimore Is That Women Have More Say In Affairs There." Baltimore Sun, September 25, 1910.

"SUFFRAGISTS PLEASED: They Say Roosevelt's Views On Duty Coincide With Theirs OF COURSE, VOTING IS DUTY Mrs. Donald R. Hooker Is Not Discouraged By Ex-President's Remarks At Goucher College." Baltimore Sun, November 9, 1910.

"SUFFRAGE AS AID TO TEACHERS: Mrs. Hooker Believes The Ballot Would Bring Better Salaries." Baltimore Sun, December 7, 1910.

"PLANKS FOR "THE CAUSE": Just Government League Adopts Regular Platform MRS. HOOKER A FINE DIPLOMAT 'Tis The First Maryland Woman Suffrage Organization To Take Such Action." Baltimore Sun, January 22, 1911.

"WANTS MOTHERS TO VOTE: Mrs. Hooker Says Children's Welfare Lies In Woman Suffrage MEANS PROTECTION, SHE ADDS Legislators, She Declares, May Know All About Tariff, But Nothing Of Food Regulation." Baltimore Sun, January 10, 1912,

Hooker, Mrs. Donald R. "THE NEW DEMOCRACY: Manhood Suffrage Was Once Opposed Exactly As Is Now Woman Suffrage." Baltimore Sun, May 2, 1915.

"Blanket Women’s Rights Bill Is Slaughtered In Senate; Measure Sponsored By Just Government League is Tabled By Vote Of 17 To 9—Administration’s Plan Advanced." Baltimore Sun, March 23, 1922.

"WOMAN EQUAL RIGHTS IS PASSED BY HOUSE: Party Lines Are Broken When Measure Goes Through, 75 to 30; Modeled on Wisconsin Law." Baltimore Sun, May 1, 1922.

"MRS. HOOKER, LONG ILL, DIES: Two Sons, Three Daughters Survive Suffrage Pioneer." Baltimore Sun, October 24, 1948.

Books:

Wallace, Mal Hee Son. “Elizabeth King Ellicott, 1858-1914: Suffrage and Civic Leader.” In Notable Maryland Women, edited by Winifred G. Helmes, Ph.D, 116-122. Cambridge: Tidewater Publishers, 1977.

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