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Here are the suffrage anniversaries we'll commemorate this week, our latest book recommendations, and more.
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“There is an odd side to all reformers, to all who are pursuing a new idea earnestly, that is very whimsical.” -Elizabeth Blackwell, 1895

“There is an odd side to all reformers, to all who are pursuing a new idea earnestly, that is very whimsical.” -Elizabeth Blackwell, 1895 Happy birthday to Elizabeth Blackwell, the first American woman to...
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Happy birthday to Harriet Forten Purvis, an abolitionist, suffragist and woman of color who helped establish the first multiracial women’s abolitionist group.

Happy birthday to Harriet Forten Purvis, born February 1, 1810. Harriet was an abolitionist, suffragist and woman of color who helped establish the Philadelphia Female Anti-Slavery Society, a multiracial activist group at a time when...
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“All I ask for myself I claim for my wife and sister.” –Charles Lenox Remond, 1867

“All I ask for myself I claim for my wife and sister. Let our action be based upon the rock of everlasting principle. No class of citizens in this country can be deprived of...
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Wyoming ratified the 19th Amendment on January 27, 1920.


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