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-1- Daily Suffragist on Twitter- -Spending a last day on Ernestine Rose- as great a speaker as Anna Dickinson- as radical as Lucretia Mott- There were few Jews in the suffrage movement before the turn of the century- in part b-c Jews didn.png
Spending a last day on Ernestine Rose: as great a speaker as Anna Dickinson, as radical as Lucretia Mott. There were few Jews in the suffrage movement before the turn of the century, in part b/c Jews didn’t arrive in large # until the 1880s. Rose…

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Sometimes your heroes really disappoint. I’m not talking about Stanton or Anthony or Alice Paul. I’m talking about Ray Frank. Frank was the first Jewish woman to preach from a pulpit in the US - before a crowd of 1,000 people. Thread. The story is…

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Guest post! Thrilled to welcome @shiram19 to tell us about the suffrage roots of an early Jewish sorority. Read on..On October 24, 1909, Helen Phillips invited 6 friends into her dorm room at Barnard College in NYC. While her friends commuted, she…

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IHO @housingworks @brakingaidsride, today's @DailySuffragist celebrates the liberating force of cycling! This is more for bicycle buffs than suffrage enthusiasts. But it's worth watching for the story of Annie Londonderry alone. #Suffrage100…

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Yes, they had a bake sale.
Black & white men & women didn’t share public space in the 1830s. Female Anti-Slavery Societies were an exception, esp Philadelphia’s. It was founded by Lucretia Mott & 17 other women, inc. Harriet Forten Purvis, her…

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It’s Yom Kippur, which Ernestine Rose surely did not observe. As a child, she challenged her rabbi father on why G/d would require the pain of fasting. Comrade of Susan B Anthony, her motto was "Agitate, agitate." Truly the 1st Jewish feminist.

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Happy to join @jwaonline @NCJW to celebrate #jewishwomenvote by reposting Ernestine Rose. The OG Jewish feminist, as my kids would say. 👇is last of 3, threaded below. She asked in 1851 -- If a marital merger of interests is so important, why doesn't…

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“The manufacturer has a vote; the bosses have votes; the foremen have votes, the inspectors have votes. The working girl has no vote.” - Clara Lemlich, 1912 White working women became suffragists in large numbers when they heard working women…

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I’ve told the story of the WTUL/Wage Earners’ League suffragists at length because it resonates so loudly today. Two camps that should have been allies dismissed one another instead of collaborating, squandering opportunities for power. 🧵💪 (Photo…

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For a marvelous recent assessment of Ernestine Rose, stop here and read @JudithShulevitz in @nybooks Then come back and we’ll talk a little bit about when women were property. As far as I know white men didn’t mortgage their wives, using them as…
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