Tag Archives: activism

Women who didn’t want the vote

It’s hard for us to imagine, in the modern world, that there were women who were aware of the suffrage movement in the 1800s and early 1900s and yet were not interested in gaining the right to vote. In fact, … Continue reading

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Clubwomen and the environment

In 1910, the official proceedings of theĀ convention of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs reported: We read in the papers that every time one of the great Sunday journals of New York City is issued, thirteen acres of timberland are … Continue reading

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