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"Yours for liberty" : selections from Abigail Scott Duniway's suffrage newspaper /
edited by Jean M. Ward & Elaine A. Maveety.
1st ed.
Corvallis : Oregon State University Press, 2000.
307 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
0870714740 (alk. paper)
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Corvallis : Oregon State University Press, 2000.
0870714740 (alk. paper)
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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About the Author
Author Affiliation
Jean. M. Ward is a professor of communication at Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon Elaine A. Maveety is the coordinator of the gender studies symposium and program at Lewis and Clark College
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Publisher Fact Sheet
A collection of writings from one of the few nineteenth century newspapers devoted to the cause of woman suffrage.
Unpaid Annotation
In 1871, Duniway launched The New Northwest, one of the few newspapers in the nation devoted to woman's advancement. This first published volume of Duniway's writings from her weekly reform journal offers a vivid portrait of the pioneering suffragist and her work.
Table of Contents
Introductionp. 1
Notes for Introductionp. 29
Selections from Duniway's The New Northwest
About Ourself (May 5)p. 39
Our First Attendance at a Political Meeting (May 26)p. 41
Answer to a Timid Woman (May 26)p. 43
Hardships of Farmers' Wives: Washing (June 2)p. 43
Hardships of Farmers' Wives: Isolation (June 16)p. 44
Answer to a Farmer's Wife (June 16)p. 44
Our Editorials Are Our Own (June 23)p. 45
A Tribute to Horace Greeley (June 30)p. 45
Answers to Correspondents (June 30, July 7, July 28)p. 46
Visit to the Oregon Insane Asylum (Sept. 8)p. 48
Snails in Portland's Water Supply (Sept. 29)p. 49
To the Walla Walla Fair with Miss Anthony (Oct. 6)p. 49
Miss Anthony's Work in the Great Northwest (Oct. 20)p. 51
The Oregon State Fair (Oct. 20)p. 52
Travels with Miss Anthony (first published NNW March 29, 1872)p. 54
In Washington Territory with Miss Anthony (Nov. 17)p. 56
A Lesson of Subjugation at Port Gamble, W.T. (Nov. 17)p. 58
Our Banner Yet Waveth (Nov. 17)p. 58
Reply to a Letter from Oregon City (Nov. 24)p. 59
Persecuted Celestials in Portland (Dec. 1)p. 59
Language Above Sex (Dec. 15)p. 60
Notes for Selections for 1871p. 60
At the Oregon State Temperance Alliance Meeting (March 1)p. 63
At Brenner's One-Horse Hotel (March 8)p. 65
Celebration of the Fifteenth Amendment (April 5)p. 66
Trained Dresses (April 12)p. 66
Ho, Bound for the People's Convention in New York! (May 3)p. 67
First Stop: San Francisco (May 10)p. 68
San Francisco Fashions for Ladies (May 10)p. 69
In New York: The Woodhull Departure (May 31)p. 69
An Interview with Victoria Woodhull (May 31)p. 70
A Visit to Horace Greeley: Syncophant and Political Pigmy (June 7)p. 72
Illinois: Memories of Auld Lang Syne (July 12)p. 74
Wyoming's Noble Position (July 12)p. 76
A Ferocious Spanish Brigand (July 19)p. 77
Fourth of July in Salt Lake City (July 19)p. 78
Salt Lake: The City of Broken Hearts (July 19)p. 78
Back in the Golden City (July 26)p. 79
Cogitations and Conclusions (Aug. 30)p. 80
Advice to Correspondents (Oct. 11)p. 80
At the Republican Rally with Grant's Invincibles (Nov. 8)p. 81
Black Sunday in Portland (Dec. 27)p. 82
Incidents of the Portland Fire (Dec. 27)p. 83
Modoc Uprising (Dec. 27)p. 84
Notes for Selections for 1872p. 84
You Need Not Fear the Modocs (Jan. 10)p. 90
To Our Patrons (March 28)p. 90
Salutatory (June 20)p. 90
Hair Dressing (June 27)p. 90
Bustles (Aug. 15)p. 91
Portland's Great Conflagration (Aug. 8)p. 91
An Outrage Against a Chinaman (Aug. 8)p. 92
Call for Investigation of the Outrage, by Joseph R. Wiley (Aug. 22)p. 93
Reply to Mr. Wiley, by Benjamin C. Duniway (Aug. 29)p. 93
A Spiritualist Camp-Meeting at Zumwalt's Grove (Sept. 12)p. 94
On Spiritualism (Sept. 19)p. 96
Notes for Selections for 1873p. 96
The Colored Folks' Festival (Jan. 25)p. 97
To Pay an Associate Editor (Feb. 20)p. 97
Praying Down Saloons (March 6)p. 98
Tell Us All About a Sea Voyage (March 27)p. 98
Over the Sierras to the Nevada Gold Mines (April 24)p. 101
Trial of the Temperance Crusaders (April 24)p. 103
Turning Out the Crusaders from Jail (April 24)p. 104
Mr. Walter Moffett of the Webfoot Saloon (May 8)p. 104
Crusaders, What Think You? (July 17)p. 105
To Lafayette on Horseback (July 31)p. 106
Oregon House Rejects the Woman Suffrage Bill (Oct. 9)p. 107
Umatilla, Wallula, and Walla Walla (Nov. 20)p. 108
Traveling with Master Ralph (Dec. 11)p. 109
Notes for Selections for 1874p. 110
Life on the Frontier, Letter from Ellen E. Sommerville (Jan. 8)p. 112
Mrs. Duniway's Corroborative Experience (Jan. 8)p. 112
School for Chinese in Portland (April 23)p. 113
Spelling Mania at Lafayette, Oregon (May 28)p. 114
Our Rebellious Cranium (June 4)p. 115
Our Twenty-Two Married Years (Aug. 13)p. 115
Knappton's Slaughtering Saw (Sept. 3)p. 116
Consequences of a Premature Marriage (Sept. 17)p. 117
The Husband's Reply (Sept. 24)p. 118
Benjamin C. Duniway's Response (Sept. 24)p. 119
The Women of Junction, Oregon (Sept, 24)p. 119
The Hungriest Bedbugs Imaginable (Sept. 24)p. 120
Spirit Mediums and Flower Manifestations (Nov. 19)p. 121
Pendleton Swarms with Indians (Nov. 26)p. 123
Close Shave on a Stagecoach (Dec. 10)p. 124
Notes for Selections for 1875p. 125
No Canada for Fugitive Wives (March 10)p. 127
Chinese in Portland (March 24)p. 127
Visit to Seattle Coal Mines (May 12)p. 128
Port Blakely's Driven Men and Hopeless Concubines (May 19)p. 130
A Protest from Port Blakely (June 2)p. 130
Mrs. Duniway Heads for the East Coast (June 9)p. 131
The Columbia River Is on a Spree (June 16)p. 131
Chinese Driven from Seattle Mines (June 16)p. 133
Chinese Immigration (June 23)p. 133
High Water at Midnight (June 30)p. 133
Remembering the Death Angel (July 14)p. 134
Caught in a Swamp (July 14)p. 135
Independence Day Celebration at Boise (July 21)p. 136
Meeting Mormon Women (Aug. 18)p. 136
Rights for Mormon Women (Aug. 25)p. 138
A Visit to Brigham Young (Aug. 25)p. 138
Thank Heaven for Chinamen (Aug. 25)p. 139
A Grasshopper Blockade (Sept. 1)p. 139
Needed: Separate Sleeping Compartments for Women (Sept. 1)p. 141
Help from Amelia Bloomer (Sept. 1)p. 141
The East Coast at Last! (Oct. 27)p. 142
In a Fearfully Chaotic State (Nov. 17)p. 144
What Cares the World for Our Domestic Sorrows? (Dec. 15)p. 145
New Teeth and Bald Heads (Dec. 29)p. 145
Notes for Selections for 1876p. 146
Nearly Prostrate (March 9)p. 150
At Salt Lake Again (March 23)p. 150
Home in Portland (April 6)p. 151
A Fall in the Oregon Mud (June 1)p. 152
An Apology for Sickness (June 22)p. 153
Travel with Clyde, Age Ten (Aug. 17)p. 153
Back to Portland (Aug. 24)p. 154
At the Teachers' Institute in Salem (Aug. 31)p. 155
End of Volume VI (Sept. 7)p. 156
Letter from Miss Anthony (Sept. 7)p. 156
Suffrage Work for Everybody (Sept. 7)p. 157
At a Jewish Celebration (Sept. 14)p. 157
Lecture at Palouse (Nov. 30)p. 158
Notes for Selections for 1877p. 159
Ladies' Relief Society (Jan. 11)p. 160
Ankle Deep in Milwaukie Mud (Jan. 25)p. 160
A Case of Wife-Beating (March 29)p. 161
Bon Voyage to Yet Another Son (April 5)p. 162
At the Oregon Penitentiary (May 10)p. 162
Indian Troubles (June 21)p. 163
The Indian War (June 28)p. 163
A Day of Terror at Walla Walla, W.T. (July 19)p. 163
Prineville and the Indian Scare, Letter from E. E. Sommerville (July 19)p. 164
Reports of the Indian Scare (July 19)p. 165
Quick Trip to San Francisco (July 25)p. 165
Death of a Tiny Waif (Aug. 1)p. 167
Of Hatchets and Hummingbirds (Aug. 8)p. 168
The Oregon State Woman Suffrage Association Convention (Oct. 3)p. 169
Awaiting the Trial of Mary Leonard (Nov. 14)p. 170
After the Indian Scare (Nov. 28)p. 171
Of Sewers and House-Maids (Dec. 12)p. 172
How Long, O Men, How Long? (Dec. 19)p. 173
Indians: The Doomed Race (Dec. 26)p. 174
Notes for Selections for 1878p. 176
Indian Scare at Umatilla (Jan. 2)p. 178
The Anti-Chinese Bill (Feb. 27 and March 6)p. 178
The Chinese Question (March 6 and April 17)p. 179
Settlement with Chief Moses (April 24)p. 179
A Quilting Bee and Barn Raising at Cornelius, Oregon (April 24)p. 179
To Our Patrons (May 1)p. 180
A Near Calamity at Kalama (May 15)p. 181
Staging to Jacksonville, Oregon (July 10)p. 182
Peculiarities of Jacksonville Men (July 10)p. 183
Trouble Brewing at Jacksonville (July 17)p. 184
Egged and Burned in Effigy at Jacksonville (July 17)p. 185
An Interlude (July 24)p. 185
Through the Howling Rabble (July 24)p. 186
Return to the City of the Philistines (July 31)p. 187
Oh! The Ochoco Road! (Nov. 20)p. 188
Mexican Woman Committed (Nov. 20)p. 189
Robbery on the Lewiston Stage (Dec. 4)p. 190
Notes for Selections for 1879p. 191
Child of a Prostitute (Feb. 5)p. 193
To Right the Wrong (Feb. 12)p. 194
Women's Handiwork at the Oregon State Fair (July 15)p. 194
Visit to the Multnomah County Poor Farm (July 29)p. 195
Visit to the Indian School at Forest Grove (Sept. 2)p. 196
Frontier Marriage and Charivari at Mitchell (Nov. 18)p. 198
Notes for Selections for 1880p. 200
Reflections on the Indian Question (June 9)p. 201
Trial of Nannie Thomas at Colfax, W. T. (June 23)p. 202
Reactions to the Attempted Assassination of Pres. Garfield (July 14)p. 205
Bridget Gallagher Speaks for Her Child (July 28)p. 205
Death of President Garfield (Sept. 22)p. 207
Mrs. Duniway's Religious Views (Nov. 17)p. 207
Chinamen Arrested (Dec. 1)p. 208
Plight of Russian Immigrants (Dec. 15)p. 208
A Defamer Punished by Mrs. Duniway's Sons (Jan. 26)p. 209
The State vs. W. S. and H. R. Duniway (March 9)p. 210
A Portland Tragedy: Annie Murray (March 9)p. 210
Chapters of Horror: Annie Murray (March 9)p. 211
Victory in the Oregon Legislature (Oct. 5)p. 212
Woman Suffrage Fails in Nebraska (Dec. 7)p. 213
On a Sleeping-Car from Walla Walla to Portland (Dec. 28)p. 213
Notes for Selections for 1882p. 214
Speaking at the Emancipation Ball (Jan. 4)p. 215
Women, Don't Fail to Vote (March 8)p. 215
A Return to Port Gamble, W. T. (April 12)p. 216
Editorial Note (April 12)p. 217
Bustling Seattle (April 19)p. 218
Frances E. Willard in Portland (June 14)p. 219
The Woman's Christian Temperance Union Convention (June 21)p. 220
News of the Northern Pacific Railroad (June 28)p. 221
Chinese Workers Strike (July 5)p. 221
Visit to the Siletz Indian Reservation (July 19)p. 221
Henry Ward Beecher to Lecture (Aug. 2)p. 223
A Brief Interview with Henry Ward Beecher (Aug. 30)p. 223
"Reign of the Common People," Henry Ward Beecher's Lecture (Sept. 6)p. 224
Portland's Jubilee: Completion of the Transcontinental R. R. (Sept. 13)p. 225
Objections to Woman Suffrage Refuted (Sept. 20)p. 226
Sad Case of a Violated Daughter (Oct. 4)p. 228
Boy Murders Grandmother (Nov. 15)p. 228
Victory! Washington Territory's Women Enfranchised (Nov. 15)p. 229
The Governor Signs the Bill (Nov. 22)p. 229
Visit to Verona ("Fanny") Baldwin at the W. T. Insane Asylum (Nov. 29)p. 229
Verona Baldwin Released (Dec. 27)p. 231
Notes for Selections for 1883p. 231
Mrs. Duniway Does Not Seek W. T. Governorship (Jan. 3)p. 233
Lucy Stone's Congratulations (Jan. 10)p. 233
Mrs. Duniway to Speak at NWSA Convention (Feb. 21)p. 234
Travel with the Pullman Monopoly and the Baker Heater (March 6)p. 234
On to Washington, D. C., and the National Convention (March 20)p. 237
A Call at the White House and a Senate Hearing (March 27)p. 238
A Visit with Lucy Stone and Henry Blackwell (March 27)p. 239
Homeward Bound (April 17)p. 240
Twenty-Eight Miles in Ten Hours (May 8)p. 241
A Word to Oregon Women (May 29)p. 242
The Defeat in Oregon (June 5)p. 243
No Lights in Portland (Sept. 11)p. 243
Letter from Susan B. Anthony (Sept. 25)p. 244
A Further Warning to Women of Washington Territory (Oct. 2)p. 245
Last Call to Women of Washington Territory (Oct. 30)p. 245
Washington Women Vote (Nov. 13)p. 246
Notes for Selections for 1884p. 246
Defeat in the Oregon Senate (Feb. 19)p. 247
What of the Future for Woman Suffrage in Oregon? (Feb. 26)p. 247
Mary Leonard Admitted to Practice in the U. S. Courts (April 2)p. 247
Washington Territory: A New Canada for Women? (May 14)p. 248
Earthquake at Dayton, W. T. (May 14)p. 249
July Fourth in the Land of the Free (July 9)p. 250
Illness of Mrs. Duniway's Daughter (July 23)p. 251
Court Week in Oysterville, W. T. (Aug. 20)p. 251
Anti-Chinese Sentiment (Oct 1, Oct. 8, Oct. 22)p. 252
Off for Minneapolis (Oct. 22)p. 253
Tributes to Henry Blackwell and Lucy Stone (Oct. 29)p. 254
Home on the Northern Pacific (Nov. 5)p. 256
Chinese Troubles in Washington Territory (Nov. 5)p. 256
Chinese Agitation at Puget Sound (Nov. 12)p. 257
Dirty Linen in Tacoma, W. T. (Nov. 18)p. 257
Washington Women Flog Wife-Beater (Nov. 26)p. 258
Catching Ranch Fever (Dec. 3)p. 258
Floggers of Wife-Beater Rewarded (Dec. 10)p. 258
Hazards of Winter Staging (Dec. 24)p. 259
Notes for Selections for 1885p. 259
Letters from the Fireside, Number One: The Mother Heart (Jan. 7)p. 261
Dead (Jan. 21)p. 262
Letters from the Fireside, Number Four: It Is Finished (Jan. 28)p. 263
Editorial Note on Equal Suffrage Plans (Feb. 11)p. 263
Letters from the Fireside, Number Six: The Chinese Question (Feb. 11)p. 264
More on the Chinese Question in Portland and Oregon City (Feb. 18, Feb. 25, March 11, March 25)p. 266
The Local Option Excitement in Washington Territory (March 25)p. 268
Oregon Victory for Mary A. Leonard (April 15)p. 269
Willis Duniway Catches Idaho Land Fever (May 27)p. 270
The Wood River Valley of Idaho Territory (June 3)p. 270
Slandered in Washington Territory (June 17)p. 272
The Local Option Campaign Comes to a Close (July 1)p. 273
Results of the Local Option Election in Washington Territory (July 1)p. 275
News of the Duniways (July 8, July 29, Aug. 5)p. 276
Astoria, The Venice of America (Aug. 19)p. 276
Local Option Declared Unconstitutional (Sept. 9)p. 278
One Faithful Worker: Lucy Stone Honors Mrs. A. S. Duniway (Sept. 23)p. 278
A Vigorous Growl from the Senior Editor (Oct. 7)p. 279
By Stage in Oregon: Ashland to Linkville (Oct. 24)p. 280
Staging from Lakeview to Ashland (Nov. 11)p. 281
Staging from Lakeview to Ashland Continued (Nov. 18)p. 281
Record of a Year's Work (Dec. 16)p. 283
Change of Proprietors (Jan. 6)p. 284
Personal Announcement (Jan. 6)p. 284
Notes for Selections for 1886-87p. 285
Chronologyp. 286
Bibliographyp. 291
Acknowledgementsp. 301
Photographsp. 302
Indexp. 303
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