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When Women . . .

Happy March – National Multicultural Women’s History Month!  Today I serendipitously discovered the amazing mural “When Women Pursue Justice” in Brooklyn, New York.  I was there on an errand with my son Jonathan, who lives in Manhattan, and stopped to … Continue reading

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Pathbreakers!

I was just reading a letter, “Woman’s Growing Up” by Alice Stone Blackwell in “The New York Times,” dated, 8/11/1915.  In it she recalled: “Dr. Emily Blackwell once said to me: “No woman whose memory does not go back sixty … 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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Sojourner Truth

Which statue of a historic woman was dedicated today in 2002 In Florence, Massachusetts? One of my favorites: Sojourner Truth, who declared at a women’s rights convention in 1852: “If the first woman God ever made was strong enough to … Continue reading

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New Moon

Recently my favorite magazine for girls-“New Moon Girls”-asked my advice on how to find landmarks to historic women.  My answers, “Find Her! Secret Sheroes,”  are in the March/April edition.  Sidebars include information about the “Put Women on the Map” app; … Continue reading

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Death of Susan B. Anthony

Remembering Susan B. Anthony, nationally and internationally revered leader in the fight for woman suffrage, who died March 13th-in 1906. Anna Howard Shaw, an ordained minister and a medical doctor, who became a full time fighter for woman suffrage and … 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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Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony

Up early this morning, excited that today–Feb. 9th–is the official publication date of the paperback of “Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony: A Friendship That Changed the World” with a bright new cover and bonus material, including a Q … Continue reading

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Book Covers

NEW paperback edition of Corpses, Coffins, and Crypts: A History of Burial. NEW paperback edition of Eizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony: A Friendship That Changed the World!  Both different from the original hardback edition. What do you think?  … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony

Always so exciting when my editor sends the finished copy of one of my books.! This one just arrived–the new paperback copy of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony: A Friendship that Changed the World!!!! It has a bright, … Continue reading

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