Susan B. Anthony
19th and 20th-century American women's rights activist
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Susan B. Anthony was an American social reformer and women's rights activist who played a pivotal role in the women's suffrage movement. Born into a Quaker family committed to social equality, she collected anti-slavery petitions at the age of 17. In 1856, she became the New York state agent for the American Anti-Slavery Society.
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Testimonies to Susan B. AnthonyVoters, women mostly, have been flocking to Mount Hope Cemetery in Rochester, N.Y., to pay tribute to suffragist Susan B. Anthony, who died never knowing her fight to win women the sacred right to vote..
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Susan B. Anthony headstone covered in plexiglassPeople putting their "I Voted Today" stickers on women's suffrage leader Susan B. Anthony's headstone will see something new this year: A plastic cover. (Oct. 26)
No more putting 'I Voted' stickers on Susan B. Anthony's headstone in New YorkClear plastic sleeves have been put over Susan B. Anthony's headstone, and her sister's, because sticker adhesive and removal were causing damage.
On a pedestal: A tribute to monumental womenAt a time when many statues of controversial historical figures are coming down, some lofty women are going up. In New York City's Central Park, a monument has been unveiled honoring women's suffrage..
Mattel adds Susan B. Anthony to its Barbie doll lineupToymaker Mattel is adding Susan B. Anthony to its lineup of dolls based on historical female figures, which also includes jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald, tennis pro Billie Jean King, nurse Florence..
Central Park gets first statue of womenA statue honoring three suffragettes, Sojourner Truth, Susan B. Anthony, and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, was unveiled in Central Park on Wednesday, August 26th, the 100th anniversary of American women..
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Trump pardons Susan B. Anthony on 100th anniversary of 19th AmendmentPresident Trump is posthumously pardoning Susan B. Anthony, a leader of the women's suffrage movement who was arrested for illegally voting in 1872. Mr. Trump announced it during the signing of a..
Trump to pardon suffrage leader Susan AnthonyPresident Donald Trump said Tuesday he will pardon Susan B. Anthony, a women's suffrage leader arrested for voting in 1872 in violation of laws permitting only men to vote. (Aug. 18)
Trump honors 100th anniversary of 19th Amendment by announcing pardon for Susan B. AnthonySusan B. Anthony, a leading suffragist, was arrested in 1872 for violating laws that said only men could vote.
On Centennial of 19th Amendment, Trump Pardons Susan B. AnthonyPresident Trump’s pardon of the famed suffragist Susan B. Anthony comes as women celebrate the 100th anniversary of their right to vote, and Joseph R. Biden Jr. benefits from a yawning gender gap.
First statue of women in NY's Central Park arrivesA statue honoring three suffragettes, Sojourner Truth, Susan B. Anthony, and Elizabeth Cady Stanton arrived in New York's Central Park Friday ahead of it's unveiling later in this month. It is the..
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Sculptor of first women's statue in Central ParkSculptor Meredith Bergmann's monument to women's rights leaders, Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Sojourner Truth, will join the 23 statues of men and two fictional women - Mother Goose and..