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Night after night

“Night after night by the light of an old-fashioned fireplace, we plotted and planned the coming agitation, how, when, and where each entering wedge could be driven, by which woman might be recognized, and her rights secured . . . … Continue reading

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Historic Election

Wonderful idea! Mayor Lovely Warren of Rochester, NY, announced that Mount Hope Cemetery where Susan B. Anthony is buried will open early and close late on election day (7:30 am – 9 pm). It’s a tradition for people to come … Continue reading

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“Brainiest Women”

I love the phrase “Brainiest Women” in the caption that reads: MRS. MARY CHURCH TERRELL, President of the National Association of Colored Women. Her Address on “Woman Suffrage” the Hit of the Recent Gathering of America’s Brainiest Women.” The “recent … Continue reading

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Unbiased Political Information

Doing research for my current project I discovered Ballotpedia.org. I just now discovered that it is a project of the Lucy Burns Institute, founded by Leslie Graves. Lucy Burns, a hero of women’s fight for the vote, was a courageous … Continue reading

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If you’re thinking . . .

If you’re thinking about women and politics, consider how hard the struggle had been. For example: A referendum to enfranchise women in Oregon was defeated five times: 1884, 1900, 1906, 1908, 1910! The picture is of Harrriet “Hattie” Redmond, president … Continue reading

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Register!

October 11 is the last day to register to vote in 14 states and D.C.!! “The vote is the emblem of your equality . . .the guaranty of your liberty . . . Prize it!”

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Hudson River

Taking a late night writing break to post this photo. One of our favorite walks is the mile-long path along the Hudson River from the Englewood Boat Basin to Ross Dock. Several days ago, we saw this stunning scene – … Continue reading

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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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