What was going on?
Polygamy in Utah
Rights of inmates in insane asylums
Pensions for war widows and wives who had been disserted by their husbands
Postal rights of inmates of insane asylums. Memorial in support of the bill for the protection of the postal rights of the inmates of insane asylums. February 1, 1875. (Serial Set), Online Books by E. P. W. Packard
The Page Act is passed. The law targets Asian women.
Petition of women of Utah. A petition of 22,626 women of Utah asking for the repeal of certain laws, the enactment of others, and the admission of the Territory of Utah as a state. January 13, 1876. Serial Set
In the Senate of the United States. September 21, 1888. -- Presented by Mr. Edmunds, referred to the Committee on Territories, and ordered to be printed. Memorial of Mrs. Angie F. Newman, remonstrating against the admission of Utah Territory into the Union as a state so long as the administration of the affairs of that territory continues in the hands of the Mormon priesthood...
Dr. Susan La Flesche Picotte is the first American Indian woman in the United States to receive a medical degree
Elizabeth Cady Stanton delivers her "Solitude of Self" address to the Congressional Judiciary Committee.
Hearing of the Woman Suffrage Association
The last reigning Native Hawaiian monarch, Queen Liliuokalani, is overthrown by the U.S. Government.
Serial set no 3062: In the Senate of the United States. Message from the President of the United States, transmitting correspondence respecting relations between the United States and the Hawaiian Islands from September, 1820, to January, 1893. February 17, 1893.
"To Require Payment of Pension Money to Wives in Cases Where Male Pensioners Desert or Abandon Their Families, or are Habitual Drunkards, or for Any Reason Fail and Neglect To Support Their Families".
Allotment of lands to married women on certain Indian reservations. Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting, with a copy of a communication from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, a draft of a bill for allotment of lands to married women on certain Indian reservations in North and South Dakota. December 11, 1906. -- Referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs and ordered to be printed.