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Rose SCOTT

Born: 8 October 1847

Died: 20 April 1925

Special Achievements:

First president of a women's committee of the Prisoner's Aid Association in 1898.

Additional Information:

Known as the voice of women's suffrage in Sydney.
Campaigned for the education of women.
1889 - Helped to form the, Sydney.
May 1891 - The Womanhood Suffrage League developed from the Women's Literary Society.
Lobbied for a separate women's prison (Long Bay 1908).


Resources

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    Description: Notes: Rose Scott (1847-1925) was an early Sydney feminist, active in the Women's Literary Society and the Womanhood Suffrage League of New South Wales. She was instrumental in obtaining the vote for women in NSW in 1902. From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales. Date: 11 March 2009, 17:46 (UTC) Source: Rose_Scott,_1883_by_August_Ludwig.jpg Author: Rose_Scott,_1883_by_August_Ludwig.jpg: State Library of New South Wales collection derivative work: Nesnad (talk)

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  • Image - Rose Scott

    Description: Format: Hand coloured photograph Notes: Rose Scott (1847-1925) was an early Sydney feminist, active in the Women's Literary Society and the Womanhood Suffrage League of New South Wales. She was instrumental in obtaining the vote for women in NSW in 1902. Search for more great images in the State Library's collections: … From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales www.sl.nsw.gov.au. Date: 1870s Source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/29454428@N08/3343753136/ Author: State Library of New South Wales collection

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  • Image - Rose Scott

    Description: 117. Rose Scott, July 1903 Date: July 1903 Source: http://www.acmssearch.sl.nsw.gov.au/search/itemDetailPaged.cgi?itemID=822165 (item) http://www.acmssearch.sl.nsw.gov.au/search/itemDetailPaged.cgi?itemID=432052 (album) Author: This file is lacking author information. Permission: This image may be used freely without requesting permission. The State Library of New South Wales requests acknowledgement that the image is from the collections of the State Library of NSW.

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