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Jane Hunt and the Formidable Five by Linda Harris Sittig

While many people recognize the name of Elizabeth Cady Stanton as one of the early activists in the Women’s Rights Movement, Jane Hunt’s legacy is often overshadowed by the more prominent founding  members. The original group of five women who launched … Continue reading

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Alice Paul, Suffragette by Linda Harris Sittig

I am able to vote today because Alice Paul and her contemporaries determinedly campaigned for women’s suffrage a hundred years ago. Alice Paul was born in 1885 to Quaker parents who instilled in her the notion of gender equality and … Continue reading

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