REPORT OF THE INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF WOMEN HELD IN TORONTO, CANADA JUNE 24th- 30th, 1909, Under the Auspices of The National Council of Women of Canada.
Toronto: Geo. Parker & Sons, Printers, 73 Adelaide St. West, 1910. First Edition, First Impression. Two Volumes. Large octavo, original blue cloth titled in black on spine and front panel. 486 + 492 pp. Formerly, these copies were contributed to the library of the National Action Committee on the Status of Women in Canada (in 1972). Text paper lightly browned, soiling to top page edges, cloth at head of spine of Vol 1 slightly torn. A very good set. Item #311797
¶ This congress was held under the auspices of the National Council of Women of Canada immediately following the 4th Quinquennial Meeting of the International Council of Women. Sessions were held on education, art, health, industries, laws concerning women and children, literature, professions for women, social work, and moral reform. Notable speakers included Jane Addams, Elizabeth Cadbury, Anna Hvoslef, Millicent Leveson-Gower, Duchess of Sutherland, Rosalie Slaughter Morton, Eliza Ritchie, Alice Salomon, and May Wright Sewall.