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Shaker Museum | Mount Lebanon

Sister Anna White (1831 - 1910, Mount Lebanon, NY) believed that the Shakers’ religious views had social and political implications that could not be ignored. She advocated as a member of the National American Woman Suffrage Association and worked on the National Council of Women. The most high-profile social work she was involved in was the peace and disarmament movement in 1905. Read more of Anna's story at www.shakerml.org/... Shaker Museum | Mount Lebanon

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