Tag Archives: Susan B. Anthony

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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Essential indispensable heritage

“Women’s history is . . . an essential indispensable heritage from which we can draw pride, comfort, courage, and long range vision.” wise words from pioneering historian Gerda Lerner; The image of Susan B. Anthony appeared on the front page … Continue reading

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Lest we underestimate

Lest we underestimate the resistance to women as participants in the political arena today- Nov. 2, 1915 – women suffrage amendments to the state constitutions of Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania were soundly defeated! That same year, on Oct. 19th, a … Continue reading

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Susan B. Anthony

FYI: My Letter to the Editor that appeared in The Record today, 8/3/2016.

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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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Happy Birthday to Susan B. Anthony

Today, the 15th of February, I’m  wishing Happy Birthday to Susan B. Anthony who was born on that date in 1820, almost two hundred years ago.  With her erect posture, dark-brown hair, steely eyes, a bump on the bridge of … Continue reading

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“Walk Where They Walked”: Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony in Wisconsin

A woman who read Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony: A Friendship That Changed the World recently contacted me via my website: “After reading your book about their friendship, I’d love to walk where they walked, etc.  I’m from … Continue reading

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I Voted

Very cool:  I just came in from planting bulbs and found this email from Rebecca Lubetkin: “This one is for all of the women voters! In the last 36 hours, Susan B. Anthony’s grave in Mt. Hope Cemetery has been … Continue reading

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Susan B. Anthony

Susan B. Anthony was born on February 15, 1820, so Happy Birthday to Susan B! “I wonder,” she once wrote to a young women, “if when I am under the sod–or cremated and floating in the air–I shall have to … Continue reading

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