THE NEW NORTHWEST; "A journal for the people. Devoted to the interests of humanity. Independent in politics and religion. Alive to all live issues and thoroughly radical in opposing and exposing the wrongs of the masses." Vol II, # 8

Portland, OR: Friday, June 28, 1872. Single folio sheet printed on both sides, folded , 4 pages. (leaves separate from tear at the folds, but still a clean copy. The front page contains a chapter of"Sonopra Hewitt" by Mrs. Susie Witherell. There is also an article on women as inventors, and much more. Fragile, Item #54857

An Oregon pioneer and woman suffrage leader, Duniway (1834-1915) was born in Illinois before traveling by covered wagon along the Oregon Trail. She supported her family after the death of her husband by running a boarding school, writing and later editing the woman suffrage newspaper The New Northwest, which she sold on horseback throughout the area.

Price: $250.00

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