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Kate O"hare was a very well known socialist reformer, author, speaker, agitator for not only socialist causes but women's suffrage and prison reform. She taught at Ruskin College in 1917 on the invitation of Dr. George Miller. That same year, Ms. O'Hare, who lived in Ruskin with her husband and four children, was arrested in Montana and charged under the new US Sedition Act for speaking against US intervention in WWI. She was sentenced to 5 years and served one year in a Missouri Prison. During that time she wrote many letters home to her family which were included in a published book, "Dear Sweethearts". There she discusses many aspects of her reform thinking. In the picture Kate Richards O’Hare addresses crowd in front of the St. Louis Court House on National Women’s Suffrage Day, May 2, 1914.
Title: Kate O'Hare Exhorts Crowd.
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Type of Resource: still image
Date Created: Sept 1914
Publisher: St. Louis Times
Place of Publication: St.Louis
Summary: Kate O"hare was a very well known socialist reformer, author, speaker, agitator for not only socialist causes but women's suffrage and prison reform. She taught at Ruskin College in 1917 on the invitation of Dr. George Miller. That same year, Ms. O'Hare, who lived in Ruskin with her husband and four children, was arrested in Montana and charged under the new US Sedition Act for speaking against US intervention in WWI. She was sentenced to 5 years and served one year in a Missouri Prison. During that time she wrote many letters home to her family which were included in a published book, "Dear Sweethearts". There she discusses many aspects of her reform thinking. In the picture Kate Richards O’Hare addresses crowd in front of the St. Louis Court House on National Women’s Suffrage Day, May 2, 1914.
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