One day in early November 1862, Susan B. Anthony and her father Daniel were reading and discussing antislavery newspapers when he suddenly began suffering acute pain in
The film A Quiet Passion did not serve up the Emily Dickinson I know. Having read some biographies of Dickinson as well as her poetry, I have to say that the movie seemed pretty one-sided in portraying her life as one of angst and frustration.
What did Susan B. have in common with the Spiritualists of Lily Dale?
It is difficult to know Miss Anthony’s personal thoughts on this topic. Given her anguish over loss of family members and her speculations about life after death,
One of the most poignant mementos among the Anthony archives is a small packet of news clippings tied with a black ribbon. When I carefully unfolded it, therein lay two or three articles from Leavenworth papers detailing the death of Susan B. Anthony II at the age of 17.