What sacrifices our foremothers made for the right to vote! I’m reposting this since most of it got cut off last time.
Lovers of Anthony memorabilia like to refer to Susan’s youngest sister, Mary, as the wind beneath the famous reformer’s wings. It’s easy to see why, since Mary remained single, cared for mother Lucy Anthony in her widowhood, kept the Madison Street home where numerous family members lodged (including Susan), and was a leader in the Women’s Political Equality Club. But who were the other two sisters, Guelma and Hannah?
My new book on Susan B. Anthony’s brother Daniel will soon hit the shelves. I’m anticipating publication this summer or fall. If you love history and enjoy a good romance, watch for news of it on this blog. Continue reading →
When Frederick Douglass went to dine at the Anthony home, powerful forces went to work. Join me for a 360 degree view of the beautiful monument depicting Susan B. Anthony and her friend Frederick Douglass.
Hearing about Susan’s westward-bound brothers, I began to wonder about their similarity to their famous sister. Who among their parents’ dinner guests inspired Susan, Daniel and Merritt to become such active proponents of reform? Continue reading →