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Emma Eaton White speech

 Collection — Folder: S1393
Identifier: S1393

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a speech given by Mrs. E. E. White before the House Judiciary Committee in Washington, D.C., regarding the Wadsworth Amendment. From the content of the speech, it appears this amendment was intended to make it more difficult to amend the Constitution. Senator Wadsworth was an opponent of women’s suffrage.


  • 1926


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Biographical Note

Emma Eaton was born on March 14, 1868, in Black River Falls, Wisconsin. She received her law degree from the University of Michigan in 1894. Eaton married Edward Franklin White in 1900. They had one daughter, Mira. She practiced law in Creston, Iowa, from 1894 to 1897. She then became legal editor for West Publishing Co. in St. Paul, Minnesota (1897-1900) and for Bobbs-Merrill Co. in Indianapolis (1915-1920). Emma Eaton White served as deputy attorney general of Indiana (1921-1925) and reporter for the Supreme and Appellate courts of Indiana (1925-1929). She was also active in a number of clubs. Source: Who Was Who in America with World Notables, Volume V. Chicago: Marquis Who’s Who, 1973.


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This collection consists of one item.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2005/11 by Christina Baich. Finding aid updated 2015/11/25 by Lauren Patton. EAD finding aid created 2018/05/30 by Lauren Patton.
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