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New York City’s Central Park is home to 29 statues of men, but none of real women, only fictional characters, Alice in Wonderland, and Shakespeare’s Juliet. That is finally about to change with the commission of a statue to honor suffrage leaders Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony that will “break the bronze ceiling […]
The Long Island Woman Suffrage Association has joined the National Collaborative for Women’s History Sites, an organization which “supports and promotes the preservation and interpretation of sites and locales that bear witness to women’s participation in American life. The Collaborative makes women’s contributions to history visible, so that all women’s experiences and potential are fully […]
Gertrude Foster Brown, 1867 – 1956 “It is one thing for women to win the vote, and a totally different one for them to know how to use that vote so it will count to the greatest good of the state. The keynote for woman’s long struggle for the ballot has been her ardent desire […]