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Here are the suffrage anniversaries we'll commemorate this week, our latest book recommendations, and more.
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“We shall not be in our prime before fifty.” -Elizabeth Cady Stanton, 1857

  “We shall not be in our prime before fifty, and after that we shall be good for twenty years at least,” Elizabeth Cady Stanton told Susan B. Anthony in 1857. She was 41...
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“There are seasons…that team with power, when minds mingling for the first time produce electrical action.” -Harriot Kezia Hunt, 1856

“There are seasons, my medical brother and sister, that team with power, when minds mingling for the first time produce electrical action. Lose those moments, wait for a more convenient time, it never comes.”...
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The ballot means bread, education, and so much more. #Vote

The ballot...means bread, education, intelligence, self-protection, self-reliance and self-respect. -American Equal Rights Association  “Resolved, that the ballot, alike unto the woman and the negro, means bread, education, intelligence, self-protection, self-reliance and self-respect.” -American Equal Rights Association (AERA), New York City Convention, Dec. 7, 1866 That’s what...
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Washington state gave women the right to vote on November 8, 1910.

Gaining the right to vote was tricky for Washington women.  While Washington was still a territory, its territorial legislature granted women the right to vote twice, only to have its suffrage laws struck down...
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Colorado gave women the right to vote on November 7, 1893.

Colorado was the second state to give women the right to vote.
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