Monthly Archives: July 2013

Women’s History – More Birthdays

July 24, 1920 (1998) – Bella Abzug, lawyer, political activist, New York Congressional Representative (1972-76), initiated proposal for Women’s Equality Day July 24, 1897 (1937)  Amelia Earhart noted aviation pioneer and author July 27, 1891 (1980) – Myrtle Lawrence, co-founded biracial … Continue reading

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Women in History – More Birthdays

July 16, 1821 (1910) – Mary Baker Eddy, founded the Church of Christ, Scientist July 16, 1862 (1931) – Ida B. Wells-Barnett, journalist, crusader against lynching July 16, 1907 (1990) – Barbara Stanwyck, danced in the Ziegfield Follies in 1922, … Continue reading

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Women’s History – July Birthdays

July 2, 1922 (1987) – Eleanor Leacock, anthropologist at City College of CUNY, found that the Innu of Labrador still had communal rights to hunting and distinct egalitarianism July 3, 1908 (1992) – Mary Frances Kennedy (M.F.K.) Fisher, author of many books on culinary … Continue reading

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July Women’s History

July Women’s History Highlights In July we celebrate essential democratic anniversaries — the birth of the United States on July 4, 1776 and the birth of the Women’s Rights Movement on July 19-20, 1848. Anniversary of the First Women’s Rights … Continue reading

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