About the author: Carrie Love Chapman Catt ((January 9, 1859 – March 9, 1947). suffragist, political strategist, and pacifist. An extended profile of the author can be found in the National Women’s History Museum website.
About the diary: Located in the Carrie Chapman Catt Papers in the Library of Congress, as Carrie Chapman Catt Papers: Diaries, 1911-1923; Philippines, 1912, July 19-Aug. 20.
The entries include photographs and clippings, which have been included approximately where they appeared in the author’s entries. The content of the entries were ranscribed and reviewed by volunteers participating in the By The People project at crowd.loc.gov.