Autograph of Political & Suffrage Leader Ruth Hanna Simms
(Ruth Hanna McCormick Simms)

No Place Listed: Not Published, 1933. F Signature on loose sheet of paper, simply signed "Ruth Hanna Simms"; the sheet of plain paper, no markings or date; about 6" x 9 1/2"; Ruth Hanna McCormick Simms (1880-1944) womens suffrage leader, congresswoman and political leader, daughter of politician Mark Hanna, "...first woman to win a Senate nomination by a major political party (not elected however)...McCormick had the background and determination to take advantage of new opportunities for women in electoral politics in the first half of the twentieth century. As a leader in the suffrage movement and the Republican party as well as a successful campaigner, she attracted large numbers of women into partisan politics." (Kristie Miller in the ANB); wear and staining, old tape residue to the margins of the paper; signature very good, bold, and underlined with the signer's flourish; not dated and circa 1933, when Ruth Hanna McCormick had been married to her second husband, Albert Gallatin Simms of New Mexico; very suitable for framing with photograph or with a document. Good Paperback (Item ID: 21398)


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