Susan B. Anthony

SBAposterCA“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 suffrage amendment that would eventually get passed and ratified as the Nineteenth Amendment in 1920. Seventy-six year old SBA was in CA, lecturing during the 1896 campaign for a referendum on woman suffrage amendment to the state constitution. It was defeated. CA women won the right to vote in 1911.

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