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Black History

When Free Speech isn’t Free

It almost cost Frederick Douglass his home to publish his newspaper in the Talman Building in Rochester, pictured here; and Harriet Jacobs, an author who

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Black History

Black history month: Harriet Jacobs

I’m still processing, both mentally and photographically, what I saw this week at the Talman Building in Rochester, NY. But as we celebrate Black History

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Contemporaries of the Anthonys

Tracking Women’s Rights

Recently I had the pleasure of presenting Susan B. Anthony in costume at the World of Inquiry School in the Rochester City School District. Approximately

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Contemporaries of the Anthonys

A Christmas Tale

The Rochester Anthonys were not in the habit of celebrating Christmas until the end of the 19th century. “We Quakers don’t make much of Christmas,” Susan said

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Dinner guests would rock U.S. history

Susan B. Anthony’s family dinners in Rochester, NY were stimulating events in the mid-nineteenth century. In that humble farmhouse, an enclave of famous writers and

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Behind the Scenes: Mary Brown

Part of the intent of this blog is to recognize spouses and other family members who lived in the shadow of famous people. One such

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