1969Artist, suffragist, inventor, writer, and Bay View summer resident, Blanche Ames Ames died.People and Communities, Notable People, Women's History

Blanche Ames, Woman Suffrage Flowers, 1910, Poster,
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Blanche Ames Ames was an American artist, political activist, inventor, writer, and prominent supporter of women’s suffrage and birth control.

She was the granddaughter of Civil War General and Massachusetts Governor Benjamin Butler, who built the family house in Bay View.

Collection: Ames Family Papers | Smith College Finding Aids. https://findingaids.smith.edu/repositories/2/resources/751.
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