SUSAN B. ANTHONY #100travelHERS
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Birth: February 15, 1820; Adams, Massachusetts
Death: March 13, 1906; Rochester, New York
Occupation: Women’s rights activist
Notable journeys: In 1883, spent nine months in Europe to form an international women’s organization called the International Council of Women, now associated with the United Nations. Was also instrumental in the founding of the International Woman Suffrage Alliance and presided over its first meeting in Berlin in 1902.
Notable work: History of Woman Suffrage (Volume 1, Volume 2, Volume 3, Volume 4); The Selected Papers of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony
Quote: “Men, their rights, and nothing more; women, their rights, and nothing less.”