Tag Archives: Lucretia Mott

Happy Birthday

Here’s a link to the National Women’s History Project’s list of January birthdays and events. In scanning it, I noted that I’ve photographed landmarks for five of the women–Lucretia Mott, Zora Neale Hurston, Carrie Chapman Catt, Alice Paul, Julia Morgan. … Continue reading

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Wise Words by Lucretia Mott

Wise words by Lucretia Mott, Quaker preacher & activist: “There is a need for preachers against the existing monopolies and banking institutions, by which the rich are made richer, and the poor, poorer . . . It is contrary to … Continue reading

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Women’s History Fourth of July Story

A women’s history story for the Fourth of July:  For the centennial in 1876, patriotic events were scheduled to run from January through June, culminating with a gala event on the Fourth of July in Philadelphia. Noting that none of … Continue reading

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I had a great time giving a book talk & signing at the Smithsonian Institution National Portrait Gallery in Washington, DC on June 15.  Before my event, two interns, Jillian (top photo & in the background of the top photo) … Continue reading

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On Doing Research

With a little over a month until the publication date–May 10th–of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony: A Friendship That Changed the World, I’m going to write a series of posts about pieces of my research process.  Yes, “pieces” … Continue reading

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