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Susan B. Anthony

“Forget conventionalism; forget what the world thinks of you stepping out of your place; think your best thoughts, speak your best words, work you best works.” Susan B. Anthony The “Sixth” on the poster is shortened from Sixteen, the woman’s … Continue reading

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Queen Anne’s Lacy

Took this photo of Queen Anne’s Lacy during my walk this evening. Certain flowers prompt me to think about certain people. Queen Anne’s Lace prompt memories of my mother. She would be pleased, I think, that I associate her with … Continue reading

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Can’t Be Afraid

“I hear people say that the world is in a crisis . . . . I think crisis has occurred in the world’s history many times. . . .You just can’t be afraid . . . if you’re going to … Continue reading

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Two Landmarks to Inspire Hillary Rodham Clinton

On the eve Hillary Rodham Clinton’s acceptance speech, I’m thinking about and thanking all the pioneering women I’ve written about over the years.  I’m  also thinking about landmarks in D.C. that could inspire and sustain HRC.  Here two: The Department … Continue reading

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Women Candidates for President of the U.S.: The First Two

FYI: Landmarks to the first two women candidates for President of the United States.  I wrote about Victoria Woodhull in my book “Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony: A Friendship That Changed the World.” Her run-in with SBA re … Continue reading

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Making History

FYI:  Talking with my son David this morning, who is in Florida with his family and leaving for Haiti tomorrow, about the historic nomination of Hillary Clinton last night, I asked what, if anything, he had said to Quinn and … Continue reading

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Prominent Women

Watching the line-up of impressive women speakers last night, I was reminded of an newspaper article I had read earlier in the day about the first international gathering of women with a sub-headline:  “Prominent Women who will Speak During the … Continue reading

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Seneca Falls

In 1993, driving to attend the dedication of the Seneca Falls Women’s Rights National Park, I was so excited to see a prominent historical marker honoring women that I pulled over, got out of the car, and took a picture. … Continue reading

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Everything She Says Means Everything

Just reading about Alice Paul’s use of visual rhetoric in women’s fight for the vote.  Then checking the news I bumped into an article about “Everything She Says Means Everything,” an art installation project of 100 Nude Women protesting at … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Cady Stanton

According to the subheadline in today’s “The Record,” former NJ governor Thomas Kean “says he may not vote.” Not voting is an unthinkable act for me, regardless of the choices. In 1883 Elizabeth Cady Stanton was on board a ship … Continue reading

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