Anna Julia Child Bird


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Anna Julia Child Bird born Worcester, MA January 13, 1856 (d. 1942). Progressive politician & suffrage leader. Official US delegate to history’s most successful disarmament conference, Washington Naval Treaty, 1922.


[T]he sooner people understand that the government is just what the people make it, the better for our institutions.” (The Woman Citizen, Oct. 4, 1919, p. 459; photo NY Public Library)