"Woman will always be dependent until she holds a purse of her own."
—Elizabeth Cady Stanton


 
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Women rule in Seneca Falls

Posted by Georgia Ann Mullen on March 28, 2012 | Leave a comment (1)
If you support women’s rights and haven’t made a trip to Seneca Falls, NY—go! I’ve visited several times and never fail to be moved by the names of the 68 courageous women engraved on the wall in the Women’s Rights National Historical Park who signed the Declaration of Sentiments more...

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Alice Paul Institute focuses on girls’ leadership

Posted by Georgia Ann Mullen on December 16, 2010 | Leave a comment (1)
Alice Paul is my second favorite women’s rights hero after Elizabeth Cady Stanton. Still it is only today I learned about the Alice Paul Institute in Mount Laurel, New Jersey. Founded in 1984 to commemorate the centennial of Paul’s 1885 birth and to further her legacy, the organization was...

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Outrageous behavior led to 19th Amendment

Posted by Georgia Ann Mullen on August 26, 2010 | Leave a comment (2)
Today is not simply another Women’s Equality Day. Aug. 26, 2010 marks the 90th anniversary of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to full citizenship, that is the privilege and responsibility to vote. I looked up the text of the 19th Amendment and found it to be two simple sentences of...

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90 years voting by frailer sex

Posted by Georgia Ann Mullen on August 21, 2010 | Leave a comment (0)
In 1920 it took only 39 words to give U.S. women the right to vote. In 1971 192 words were deemed necessary to proclaim Aug. 26 Women’s Equality Day. But, hey, we’re happy to have both. In July 1848, when Elizabeth Cady Stanton stood up in the Wesleyan Chapel in Seneca Falls and...

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League of Women Voters talk Monday

Posted by Georgia Ann Mullen on August 21, 2010 | Leave a comment (2)
Georgia Ann Mullen will discuss her books and how they complement the 90th anniversary of the 19th Amendment at the League of Women Voters luncheon Monday, Aug. 23, in Wilmington, NC. Her address will take place at 11:30 a.m. at McAlister’s Deli on College Road, across from the UNCW campus. The...

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