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A supporter of the women's suffrage movement, Tubman speaks at the 1896 Rochester Convention

11/01/1896

Throughout the 1880s and 1890s, Harriet Tubman emerged as a supporter of the movement for women's suffrage. Speaking in support of the movement at the Rochester Convention in New York, Tubman was introduced by Susan B. Anthony.

-- James Chapnick 

Source Citation: 

Kate Clifford Larson, Bound for the Promised Land: Harriet Tubman: Portrait of an American Hero (New York: Ballantine Books, 2004), 275-276.

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