Consuelo Northrop Bailey


Consuleo Northrop Bailey (1899-1976) was a prominent political figure in Vermont from the 1920s to the 1970s, serving as State's Attorney, State Senator, State Representative, Speaker of the House, Lt. Governor (the first woman to hold such an office in the U.S.), and Republican National Committeewoman.  This exhibit uses documents from the Consuelo Northrop Bailey Papers at Special Collections at the University of Vermont. 


Created by the students of HST095: American Women's History, with thanks to the UVM Center for Teaching and Learning and the Library's Special Collections.