Women May Be Justices of the Peace

Title

Women May Be Justices of the Peace

Subject

women, legal issues, Catharine Waugh McCulloch

Description

Elected by an all-male electorate in Evanston, McCulloch became one of the first, if not the first, female Justice of the Peace in the country in 1907. She conducted court in her own home, and she was reelected, serving until 1913. In this pamphlet, McCulloch explains that women can and should be Justices of the Peace in Evanston.

Creator

Catharine Waugh McCulloch

Source

EHC Collection 59, Box 1, Folder 6

Publisher

Evanston History Center

Date

1907-03-27

Contributor

Evanston Women's History Project

Rights

Courtesy of EHC and EWHP

Language

English

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