Jeanne’s performance of Susan B. Anthony at Fairport Library is fully reserved. But there’s still room at the Pittsford (NY) Library performance on 7/20 at 7 pm. It’s all part of VoteTilla fun!
Join me as I portray Susan B. Anthony as part of the Votetilla celebration next week! Bring your school-age kids for living history! Wednesday, July 19, Fairport Public Library (co-sponsored by Perinton (NY) Historical Socety), 7 pm Thursday, July 20, Pittsford (NY) Community Library, 7 pm Votetilla is a weeklong celebration of New York State’s […]
How similar was Susan B. Anthony to her brother Daniel? Why should serious students of our famous suffragist take note of him? Despite the times Daniel went on trial for murder during a street fight, suffered court-martial, and was accused on horse-stealing, Susan admired her oldest brother D.R.. According to her authorized biography by Harper, […]
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.
This movie showed how real twentieth-century heroines made strides for women’s rights. Susan B. Anthony
Susan B. Anthony’s Quaker roots came to the forefront when I spoke at Susan’s birthplace museum in Adams, MA, near the border of New York State. After my talk, my friend and I received a private tour by Adams Historical Society president Eugene Michalenko of the East Hoosuk Quaker Meetinghouse not far from Susan’s home. […]
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,
Today we commemorate the death of Susan B. Anthony. According to Susan’s official biography, it was said that Washingtonians marked spring each year with two signs: the return of Congress to the nation’s capital and the return of Miss Anthony in her red shawl to lobby Congress. In her later years, the shawl was such […]
You may know how these American women hold up half the sky: Elizabeth Cady Stanton Susan. B. Anthony Lucretia Mott Elizabeth Van Lew* Clarina Howard Nichols* Lucy Stone* Elizabeth Blackwell.* Clara Barton.* Elizabeth Ann Seton.* Antoinette Brown Blackwell.* (Names with asterisk are identified below)