New York State Women's History

Gannett House ...A NYS Women's History Site
Mary Thorn Lewis-Gannett
15 Sibley Place Rochester NY 14607

Type: House

Category/Significance: women's rights; suffrage; education; economics

Educator, reformer and social activist; 1893: Gannett, with Susan B. Anthony, organized Rochesterís Womenís Educational and Industrial Union (WEIU); successful in efforts to open Univ. of Rochester to women. Member: Rochester's Political Equality Club, 1891; 1894-Addressed the Suffrage Committee of the Constitutional Conv. in Albanyís Assembly Chamber on behalf of womenís right to vote. ...learn more>>

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