Eulalie Salley Letter,
Scope and Content
The collection contains a letter written by Eulalie Salley, of Aiken, South Carolina, to Frances Bear, of Roanoke, Virginia, on January 12,1974 about Salley's role in the suffrage movement. Eulalie Salley writes encouraging Frances Bear to join a women's organization in Roanoke. She gives advice on how a woman can get involved in politics and describes her role in getting the 19th Amendment ratified in South Carolina. The envelope has handwritten notes on it describing Eulalie Salley and what she did.
- 1974 - 1974
- Salley, Eulalie (Person)
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Eulalie Salley lived in Aiken, South Carolina and was the wife of the mayor. She joined the South Carolina Equal Suffrage League (SCESL) and began to attend national events as well. By 1919, she was elected president of the SCESL. Although the 19th Amendment passed in the United States in 1920, South Carolina rejected the Amendment. Salley worked hard to get the law passed, and in 1969, she stood with Governor Robert McNair as he signed the law.
Sources Aiken History
0.1 Cubic Feet (1 folder)
Language of Materials
The collection contains a letter written by Eulalie Salley, of Aiken, South Carolina, to Frances Bear, of Roanoke, Virginia, on January 12,1974 about Salley's role in the suffrage movement.
The Eulalie Salley Letter was acquired by Special Collections prior to 2006.
The processing, arrangement, and description of the Eulalie Salley Letter was completed in September 2013.
- Eulalie Salley Letter, 1974
- Nicole Hancock, Student Assistant and Kira A. Dietz, Archivist
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