Susan B. Anthony — American Activist born on February 15, 1820, died on March 13, 1906

Susan Brownell Anthony was an American social reformer and feminist 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... (wikipedia)

I think the girl who is able to earn her own living and pay her own way should be as happy as anybody on earth. The sense of independence and security is very sweet.
The day may be approaching when the whole world will recognize woman as the equal of man.
An oligarchy of race, where the Saxon rules the African, might be endured; but this oligarchy of sex which makes father, brothers, husband, sons, the oligarchs over the mother and sisters, the wife and daughters of every household... carries discord and rebellion into every home of the nation.
Suffrage is the pivotal right.
Men, their rights, and nothing more; women, their rights, and nothing less.

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