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


 
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D.C. wax museum adds Harriet Tubman

Posted by Georgia Ann Mullen on March 26, 2012 | Leave a comment (2)
I wonder what it feels like to have a famous ancestor. Some of my ancestors were left on the other side of the Atlantic and the ones who came over on the boat lived ordinary lives in places like Schenectady and Cleveland. No one made it to The President’s Gallery by Madame Tussauds as did...

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History books lie

Posted by Georgia Ann Mullen on August 16, 2011 | Leave a comment (1)
“Women never did anything important. If they had it would be in the history books.” So claims the father-in-law of National Women’s History Museum founder Karen Staser. Can you imagine spending holidays with that guy? Still, he’s not alone. Most Americans grow up thinking men built the...

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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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Thank you, Diane & Vicki!

Posted by Georgia Ann Mullen on August 5, 2010 | Leave a comment (2)
I was blown away by the creativity and energy put into my latest book signing by friends Diane and Vicki. They took their theme from the Black Pole Tavern in Wixumlee Is My Salvation and ran with it. When I walked into Diane’s home it smelled like my grandma’s house–and...

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Ellenville to restore Hunt Building on Women’s Heritage Trail

Posted by Georgia Ann Mullen on January 31, 2010 | Leave a comment (2)
Ellenville, NY, is more than 200 miles from Seneca Falls, the heart of the women’s rights movement, and both are on the New York State Women’s Heritage Trail. Ellenville residents call their deteriorating Hunt Memorial Building the “heart of the village” and point to its historical...

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