Daisy Elizabeth Adams Lampkin, born in 1883.
In 1911 Black suffragists founded a chapters of the Lucy Stone League, and the Anna Shaw League, both organizations acted in support of women’s suffrage. It was not uncommon for women to be
members of both leagues, and this level of communication and synergy enhanced the effectiveness of the movement in Pittsburgh
Women from both groups continued to meet together and separately in the 1910s, with the activity of the Lucy Stone League being greatly enhanced under the leadership of Daisy Lampkin.
Born Daisy Elizabeth Adams in 1883, she joined the League in 1912 and immediately began having an impact on both the fledgling organization and on Pittsburgh as a whole. By 1915, Daisy was
the President of the Lucy Stone League, overseeing the group’s activity during the hectic years leading up to the ratification of the 19th Amendment in 1920. Daisy Lampkin went on to gain
national recognition as an NAACP leader.