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Clarina Nichols

(1810 - 1885)

  • Born in Vermont
  • Passionate advocate for women’s rights and abolition of slavery
  • Settled in 1854 near Lawrence
  • Associate editor of antislavery newspaper
  • Lectured about equality and gained voter support
  • Influenced the state constitution that allowed women to vote in school elections
  • Helped advance human rights in Kansas

Find more about Clarina Nichols in Kansapedia.