Portrait photograph of Elizabeth Cady Stanton with her two sons, 1848. (Library of Congress) Painted portrait of Lucretia Mott, c. 1842. (Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery) The Seneca Falls Convention - held in the eponymous area of upstate New York - was the first major convention for women’s rights held in the United States. Hosted from … Continue reading “Remembering the Ladies” Series – Women’s Rights in the National Spotlight
Category: Women’s History
“Remembering the Ladies” Series – Emerging Changes in Post-Revolution America
Portrait of First Lady Abigail Adams by Gilbert Stuart, c. 1800-1815. (National Gallery of Art) “Declaration of Independence” painting by John Trumbull, 1819. John Adams is depicted as the centermost figure. (Public Domain) While the recorded history of women in the United States predates the colonial era, one of the more significant steps in its … Continue reading “Remembering the Ladies” Series – Emerging Changes in Post-Revolution America
New Blog Series: “Remembering the Ladies” – Women’s Issues in the Past and Present
A Harry Grant Dart political cartoon published in "Puck," satirizing negative connotations of women smoking in public, 1908. (Library of Congress) In honor of Women’s History Month, the Reagan Library Education Blog is pleased to announce its next major blog series! The history of the United States is defined by the differing perspectives and experiences … Continue reading New Blog Series: “Remembering the Ladies” – Women’s Issues in the Past and Present
You must be logged in to post a comment.