A promiscuous meeting

Title

A promiscuous meeting

Description

Day 1 was for women only. Lucretia Mott ran the meeting; ElizCadyStanton presented the Declaration for discussion & amendment. On the 2d day she presented it to the mixed crowd, Mott’s husband James in the chair. (The organizers had hesitated to chair a mixed mtng.) #SenecaFalls

Though Lucretia was a well-known abolitionist, women rarely spoke in public, esp. in front of men. Female anti-slavery societies organized by white and Black women throughout the 1830s were attacked for the ‘promiscuity’ of women speaking to mixed-sex audiences. More tomorrow! 

Creator

Daily Suffragist

Date

22/09/2019

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Citation

Daily Suffragist, “A promiscuous meeting,” Daily Suffragist, accessed September 20, 2021, https://dailysuffragist.omeka.net/items/show/55.

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