Correspondence relating to her career as newspaper woman and lawyer in California and to her work on behalf of woman suffrage
movement at the state and national levels; clippings; ephemeral material re politics and the suffrage movement; miscellaneous
Laura de Force Gordon—journalist, lawyer and suffragette—was born in Erie County, Pennsylvania on August 17, 1838. In 1862 she married Dr. Charles H. Gordon of Scotland,followed him to New Orleans where he was stationed during the Civil War, and subsequently traveled with him to Nevada in 1867 and to Lodi, California in 1870.
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