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Susan B. Anthony’s “inexpressible pleasure”

Today–Dec. 10th–in 1869 legislators in the territory of Wyoming passed a bill granting women the right to vote.  Susan B. Anthony was in the gallery of the U. S. House of Representatives during the debate about whether or not to … Continue reading

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Suffrage Parade

While driving to Washington, DC, tomorrow for the Centennial Grand Suffrage Parade, I plan to tell Sophie the day-by-day story of “General” Rosalie Jones and her band of pilgrims who hiked from Newark, NJ to DC to participate in the  … Continue reading

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Susan B. Anthony

Today marks the birth of Clarinda Howard Nichols in 1810, whom Susan B. Anthony hailed as a “large-hearted, brave, faithful woman” to whom the “women of Kansas are indebted for many civil rights they have as yet been too apathetic … Continue reading

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