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Reading Red Emma: A Critique of Liberal Democracy in America

Posted: May 31, 2022

By Kollin Fields May 31, 2022  “…I tell you that I hate your laws [and] your ‘order,’ for I know but one ‘order’—it is the highest potency of order—Anarchy.” ~Emma Goldman, 1893   “Murderous Emma Goldman, will burn in hell-fire for your treachery to our country.” ~Letter to Emma Goldman after the assassination of William […]

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Writing a Woman’s Life, A Personal Journey

Posted: January 11, 2022

By Dr. Gloria-Yvonne Williams January 11, 2022 This is part of a series of blog posts on women’s history and the long Progressive Era, honoring the legacy of the late Elisabeth Israels Perry. Perry served as SHGAPE President from 1998-2000 and had a long and distinguished career that highlighted women’s political activism in GAPE and […]

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A Woman Ahead of Her Time: Augusta Lewis Troup and Local Women’s Activism in New York City and New Haven, Connecticut

Posted: September 11, 2019

by Dr. Kelly Marino With centennials in 2019 and 2020 approaching, scholars are working to present the suffrage movement and its legacy in new ways. To date, most studies focus on national or state leaders who directed major organizations or accomplished well-known achievements. They often overlook local activism and less publicized campaigns that broadened the […]

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