Air and water bad for your health?

Tombstones: Susan B. Anthony, Mary S. Anthony, Madge; also larger Anthony monument

In the 19th century, before modern medicine, you could easily die from what you inhaled or drank. This was particularly true if you were a baby. That is because they did not yet understand the nature of infectious disease or have the means to prevent it. I was always puzzled when I read that the […]

Susan B. Anthony’s brother, as she viewed him

Man with beard and receding hairline

Susan B. Anthony’s brother has fascinated me for years, enough to merit writing a trilogy. My interest in Daniel Read (D.R.) Anthony began about 20 years ago with scattered hints about him in Susan’s biography, letters, and diaries.

All for suffrage, part 2

Tree with many branches

Susan B. Anthony’s siblings were all for suffrage for Blacks and women. Her brothers were militant and her sisters all voted with her.

All for Suffrage, Part 1

Tree with many branches

Susan B. Anthony’s family members were all for women’s suffrage, each in his or her own way. Some supported voting rights by actually casting ballots, while others supported campaigns for African-Americans and women to vote. Susan had a strong support system for her reform work.

Agitators Prevailed

Jeanne Gehret in front of sign that reads "Rochester: City of Agitation"

The story of Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass packed a full house tonight, the opening of “The Agitators.” Rochester’s famous reformers really showed their mettle at this fine play at GEVA Theater. Actors Madeleine Lambert and Cedric Mays delivered the pair’s famous arguments with conviction and humor against a massive timeline that resembled the […]

Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass association recounted in new biography

let's have tea

Susan B. Anthony And Justice For All is out in its new edition and explores her long-term association with Frederick Douglass. This monument, titled “Let’s Have Tea,” depicts two of the main characters in the book. A Multifaceted Friendship Susan and Frederick were neighbors when both moved to Rochester in the 1840s; the Douglasses frequently […]

America’s Iconic Suffragist

book cover

Biography of Susan B. Anthony–New in September 2017! Susan B. Anthony And Justice For All: Suffrage Centennial Edition–complete revision of 1994 edition. Order now on Amazon or Amazon Kindle. Description: This biography of Susan B. Anthony carefully follows primary sources (Ida Harper, Alma Lutz, Ann Gordon), and is updated to include the ratification of the woman suffrage […]

“Impressively Crafted” Novel Now on Kindle

It’s so rewarding when a professional book reviewer “gets” the book that you’ve worked on for several years. That happened recently when Midwest Book Review praised The Truth About Daniel. And to celebrate, we made the book available on Kindle! Click here to get a copy on your own device. And PLEASE review it. Reviews […]