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August 18th in (Feminist) History

On this day in 1920, Tennessee officially approved the Nineteenth Amendment, making it ratified and added to the Constitution. The amendment was the culmination of the U.S. 462 more words

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American Women Win the Vote

On this date in 1920, the Nineteenth Amendment was ratified, granting all women in the U.S. the right to vote.

Historical Texts

The Last Bordello-True Characters

Inspirations for the novel – true characters in The Last Bordello (San Antonio in 1901) Opposing forces or unified goals? 47 more words

Women's Rights

Votes for Women vintage postcard

Today’s vintage treasure – a postcard for women’s suffrage dated 7/31/14, and that’s 1914 dear reader – six years before women got the right to vote in the United States… 222 more words

Nature Art

August 12 in Feminist History

On this day in 1833, Lillie Devereux Blake,a suffragist and a speaker on behalf of women’s rights, was born in Raleigh, North Carolina. Though her birth name was Elizabeth Johnson Devereux, her father called her “Lillie” from a young age and the nickname stuck. 480 more words

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Past Imperfect - #392

When Alberta set her mind to something, she was determined to see it through.

Henry, standing on the porch: “What the hell are you doin’, woman?” 186 more words

Humor

Turbulent Londoners: Ada Salter, 1866-1942

Turbulent Londoners is a series of posts about radical individuals in London’s history who contributed to the city’s contentious past, with a particular focus of women, whose contribution to history is often overlooked. 1,208 more words

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