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Quotation by Anna Howard Shaw
When I hear that there are 5,000,000 working women in this country, I always take occasion to say that there are 18,000,000 but only 5,000,000 receive their wages.
Anna Howard Shaw (1847–1919), U.S. minister, suffragist, and speaker; born in England. As quoted in History of Woman Suffrage, vol. 5, ch. 8, by Ida Husted Harper (1922).
Speaking in October 1908 before the fortieth annual convention of the National Woman Suffrage Association.
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