Ida Craft

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Ida Craft in 1904
Jessie Belle Hardy Stubbs MacKaye, Ida Craft, and Rosalie Jones.jpg

Ida Craft was a suffragist that was known as the Colonel, and she took part in the 1912-1914 Suffrage Hikes.[1][2]

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  1. ^ "Col. Craft Is Angry. Snub For Gen. Jones. Talks of Rushing About Country at Six-Day-Bicycle-Race Speed and Says She Doesn't Like It." (PDF). New York Times. February 25, 1913. Retrieved 2009-08-14. So angry that she would not speak to General Rosalie Jones Colonel Ida Craft, second in command, led the detachment of suffragist hikers that spent the night at Overlea into Baltimore late this afternoon. General Jones was not in the lobby of the Hotel Stafford when Colonel Craft came tramping in. 
  2. ^ "Col. Craft Walks On, But Hikers Protest. Her Feet Swollen So Badly That She Falls Behind Companions. Says 'I Am Going Through.'" (PDF). New York Times. February 23, 1913. Retrieved 2009-07-29. Gen. Rosalie Jones, in command of the suffragist hikers, changed the army's schedule once to-day, and then she changed it back again. Early in the day, although the pilgrims were walking over bad roads under a sullen downpour of rain, the General said that from this town tomorrow the pilgrims would proceed to Baltimore, twenty-six miles away.