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Massachusetts wasn’t a surprising place for Black women to participate in the American Woman Suffrage Assoc. - but South Carolina is less obvious. But Black men voted in the state even before the 15th Amdt, and as a result Black women had access to…

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Two sisters were among New York’s most prominent society women at the turn of the last century…one a vigorous suffragist, the other an equally committed anti-suffragist. Guess which one founded @BarnardCollege? Maud Nathan and Annie Nathan Meyer…

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I was prepared to hate Annie Nathan Meyer because of her vehement anti-suffrage views. But it’s hard to hate a woman whose autobiography, published posthumously, is called “It’s Been Fun.” Annie Nathan Meyer founded @BarnardCollege in 1889. Women…

Daily Suffragist on Twitter- -No taxation without representation- Among the women who refused to pay taxes in whose levy and use they had no say are- Lucy Stone- New Jersey 1858 Abby -amp- Julia Smith- Conn- 1869-1876 Dr- Clemence Lozier- N.png
No taxation without representation. Among the women who refused to pay taxes in whose levy and use they had no say are: Lucy Stone, New Jersey 1858 Abby & Julia Smith, Conn. 1869-1876 Dr. Clemence Lozier, New York, 1873 Abby Kelley Foster, Mass.…

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Sarah Smith Garnet & Dr. Susan Smith-McKinney Steward were sisters - Sarah the eldest of 10, Susan the 7th. Together, their impact on Brooklyn’s African-American community was immense. Their suffrage contributions - Sarah’s especially - were…
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