Nina Evans (Alexander) Allender
(1872 - 1957)
Nina Evans (Alexander) Allender was active/lived in Kansas, District Of Columbia, Illinois, New Jersey / England. Nina Allender is known for Women's suffrage cartoons, painting.
Nina E. Allender (1873-1957) was an American artist, cartoonist, and women's rights activist. She worked as an organizer, speaker, and campaigner for women's suffrage and was the "official cartoonist" for the National Woman's Party's publications, where she created her legendary "Allender Girl."
Nina Evans was the first of two daughters born in Kansas to David J. Evans and Eva S. (Moore) Evans. David Evans had been a teacher in Steuben, New York, who served three years in the Union Army during the Civil War, where he sustained lasting injuries. He moved to Kansas, where he was hired as superintendent of schools. He boarded with Dr. Cyrus Moore's family, marrying their second daughter, Eva, who was teaching at a prairie school.
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