Susan B.’s 200th

Susan B. Anthony and Daniel Read Anthony

It is good to see Susan B. venerated on her birthday, especially since many regarded her as troublesome during her lifetime. I wonder how troubled she would be by some of the current causes that have tried to co-opt her support posthumously. Though I have not been blogging recently, my interest in Susan never flags. […]

Was Susan B. Anthony Honored During Her Lifetime?

Susan B Anthony family

Although Susan’s early years were filled with bitter opposition,she became much loved for her tireless work on behalf of women and African-Americans. On Susan’s birthdays, many affectionate friends and family frequently lavished attention on her. One year her brother D.R. sent her a lovely silver-backed mirror. On her fiftieth birthday, Susan had been living for two years in New […]