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


 
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Casual shopping helped spur right to vote

Posted by Georgia Ann Mullen on January 3, 2017 | Leave a comment (0)
Here’s a shocker: Shopping, that decidedly female pastime of perusing consumer goods with or without the intent to purchase, was actually a catalyst for the women’s rights movement. Erika Diane Rappaport writes in Shopping for Pleasure that “for many middle-class housewives in Victorian...

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