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Person Record

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Name Cunningham, Sarah Alexander, 1887-1976
Othernames Sarah Alexander Cunningham
Born 1887
Father Henry C. Cunningham
Mother Nora Lawton Cunningham
Nationality American
Occupation She was a leader in the suffragette movement in the 1920s, a supporter of local programs for senior citizens, of the Savannah Public Library, of the Georgia Historical Society, of Bethesda Home for Boys, of the Telfair Academy of Arts and Sciences, of the Savannah Symphony Society, and of the Independent Presbyterian Church. In 1919-1920, she worked with the American Committee for the Devastated Regions of France.
Relationships Grandfather: Gen. Alexander Robert Lawton
Grandmother: Sarah Gilbert Alexander Lawton

Associated Records

Image of A-0194-003 - Buckle, Belt

A-0194-003 - Buckle, Belt

Brass belt buckle with a crown and the latin motto "Providentiae Memor"

Image of A-0194-001 - Medal, Commemorative

A-0194-001 - Medal, Commemorative

Medal from the American Committee for the Devastated Regions of France, bearing the profile of Anne Morgan, one of the co-founders, with text in French.

Image of A-0194-002 - Medal, Commemorative

A-0194-002 - Medal, Commemorative

Medal from the American Committee for the Devastated Regions of France, bearing the profile of Anne Dike, one of the co-founders, with text in French.

Image of A-0194-004 - Medal, Commemorative

A-0194-004 - Medal, Commemorative

Sarah Cunningham's medal from the American Committee for the Devastated Regions of France. Blue and white ribbon with a medallion that reads "Do right and fear no man" with a crest, the reverse reads "Comite American pour les regions devastees de la France, 1916 - 1923"

Image of A-0194-005 - Pin, Lapel

A-0194-005 - Pin, Lapel

Sarah Cunningham's metal lapel clip in the shape of blue, white and red bunting tied in a five looped bow.