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Vote! Said the Lady with the Alligator Purse

“With the ballot in her hand woman becomes a vital force—declaring her will for herself.” – Susan B. Anthony Susan B. Anthony, the champion of the women’s rights movement and women’s suffrage, was recognized across the country for her red … Continue reading

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How Would You Impress Susan B. Anthony?

This guest post comes from Erika Howard. Howard is a senior at the University of Rochester, an editor at the Campus Times, and President of the Undergraduate Council for Gender and Women’s Studies. In her spare time, she is also … Continue reading

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Celebrating a Heroic Women’s Rights Leader on Her Birthday

Last Wednesday we celebrated the 192nd birthday of Susan B. Anthony, the nineteenth-century suffragist who, among many of her accomplishments, led a successful campaign to have women admitted to the University of Rochester in 1900. How do you celebrate such … Continue reading

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First Victories, First Women

139 years ago this November, SBAI’s namesake, Rochester’s own Susan B. Anthony voted in the 1872 presidential election. She was later arrested with three of her sisters and other local women who had also voted illegally. 48 years later, and … Continue reading

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