This is the grave of Annie Webb Blanton. Born in 1870 in Houston, Texas, Blanton grew up pretty well off, though her mother died when she was 12. By that.
This is the grave of Isabella Beecher Hooker. Born in 1822 in Litchfield, Connecticut, Isabella Beecher came from the nation's most prominent reformer family. Her father Lyman Beecher was the.
For my latest podcast with authors of recent books, I had the great pleasure of talking to Cathleen Cahill, associate professor of history at Penn State, about her fantastic new.
On September 17, 1868, the Working Women's Association formed as the working class representation within the women's suffrage and labor movements. This short-lived moment in our labor history demonstrates at.
On the centennial of the Nineteenth Amendment, there's a lot of interesting writing about its legacy, not to mention awesome grave posts about suffragists. First, while it's always a bit.
To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Nineteenth Amendment, ratified on this day in 1920, the grave series has a special guest post from Kathleen McIntyre, assistant professor of Gender.
Mt. Rushmore is a racist abomination. The blasting of presidential faces into a South Dakota mountain was an openly racist act of the early twentieth century. This land had been.
This is the grave of Elizabeth Cady Stanton. Born in 1815 in Johnstown, New York, Stanton's father was a leading attorney and Federalist who served a term in Congress in.