presence now conveyed her message. One month before her death at 86, she mustered enough strength to attend the annual suffrage convention. She left the movement and her cause with the optimism of her last words in public, "Failure is impossible!
The speeches of Susan B. Anthony are found in the Library of Congress, Susan B. Anthony Papers (SBAP) on microfilm; the Schlesinger Library on the History of Women (HOW) in America at Radcliffe, Susan B. Anthony Papers; and the Appendix to Volume 2 of The Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony (LW) by Ida Husted Harper, 1898. Fragments of lectures and spontaneous statements recorded at the time are found in the Harper biography, the History of Woman Suffrage, vols. 1-4, and the Susan B. Anthony scrapbooks on microfilm at the Library of Congress. Appendices to Harriett Grim's dissertation (EOF) include copies of some texts and reconstructions of others from newspaper reports.
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