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Don Piatt and Freedom of the Press, by Margaret Piatt

Published: August 24, 2020

“We were harassed considerably but did not mind, for we were battling for the constitution and our rights, and that is always a disagreeable and sometimes dirty business.” – Donn Piatt   When Donn Piatt died in 1891, newspapers nationwide published obituaries of the Ohio-born journalist. Most lauded his skills,… Read More

Harriet Taylor Upton’s Change of Heart, by Shirley Wadja

Published: August 20, 2020

This article originally appeared in the spring 2020 issue of Pathways. Harriet… Read More

Anonymous Was a Suffragist, by Pat Williamsen

Published: August 19, 2020

“Anonymous was a woman.” We’ve seen this popular phrase over and over. It’s a paraphrase of something Virginia Woolf wrote in A Room of One’s Own: “I would venture… Read More

Conversations at Home: Mary Church Terrell

Published: August 18, 2020

“And so, lifting as we climb, onward and upward we go, struggling and striving, and hoping that the buds and blossoms of our desires will burst into glorious fruition ‘ere long. With courage, born of success achieved in the past, with a keen sense of the responsibility which we shall… Read More

Podcast: Phyllis Schlafly and the Equal Rights Amendment, with Stephanie Hinnerschitz

Published: August 17, 2020

Stephanie Hinnershitz is a professor in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences at Cleveland State University. She joins host Rachel Hopkin for this podcast, in which she discusses the history of the ERA, including Phyllis Schlafly’s very effective campaign… Read More

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