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Posted by on Jan 14, 2015 in Videos

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Posted by on Jan 14, 2015 in Videos

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Posted by on Jan 14, 2015 in Videos

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Posted by on Jan 14, 2015 in Videos

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Posted by on Nov 11, 2014 in News, Slider

Women’s Equality Day August 26 2014 Belva Lockwood was a married, twice widowed mother, who, in 1873, got her law degree at the age of 43. She became one of the foremost lawyers in Washington DC, testifying at Congressional hearings and writing many resolutions, bills and petitions favoring women’s rights. In 1879, she became the first woman to practice in front of the US Supreme Court. She also defended the rights of the Cherokee nation and worked for equal pay for equal jobs for female government workers. In 1884, she wrote a letter to her friend Marietta Sow. “It is quite time that...

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Night of Terror 1917

Posted by on Nov 11, 2014 in Homepage

Our suffragist mothers sacrificed for the right to vote.  November 14th began what became known as the Night of Terror.  We know take  that right for granted, In this last election the smallest number of eligible  voters cast their vote since 1942, which was in the middle of WWII.

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August 26th Marks Women’s Equality Day

Posted by on Nov 11, 2014 in Homepage, News

Today is Women’s Equality Day.  Not only is there a New York ballot initiative surrounding it, but there is a push to put a famous wagon on permanent display. According to The National Women’s History Project, it was at the behest of New York Democratic Congresswoman Bella Abzug in 1971 that Congress designated August 26 as “Women’s Equality Day,” to commemorate the 1920 passage of the 19th Amendment, granting women the right to vote. Susan Zimet is founder of Votes for Women 2020 in New York, the non-profit organization planning suffrage centennial events in 2017, when...

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