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Julia Nelson

Title: Handbill Promoting a Speech by Nelson
Type: Object
Date: no date
Source: Goodhue County Historical Society

Description: Nelson was a popular local speaker on equal rights issues. This handbill was posted to advertise her speech that evening.

Handbill Promoting a Speech by Nelson

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  1. Nelson was widowed by the time she started giving speeches about equal suffrage. Why do you think this handbill still refers to her as "Mrs."?



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  2. What does this handbill tell us about Nelson?



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  3. What information does this handbill not provide about her speech?



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  4. Why do you think the handbill does not name the date of her speech?



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