In Her Own Right
and essays revealing stories of women's activism leading up to the right to vote.
Long before the women's suffrage movement brought about the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment in 1920, women were making themselves heard in a variety of ways that broadly transformed the American experience, including working for moral reform, abolition, and increased opportunities for education and employment. The Philadelphia region was among the most important centers for these movements.
Crossing the divides?
Exhibit: 19th Century Activism: Work and Friendship Across Racial Lines
Doing good or making rules?
Essay: The Complexity of Activism
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