February 15, 2013
Susan Brownell Anthony, born 193 years ago today, dedicated her life to winning for women their political, civil, economic and educational rights. The Department of Rare Books and Special Collections has acquired several artifacts related to the life of Miss Anthony, a resident of Rochester from 1845 until her death in 1906.
Listen to the story of how Susan B. Anthony worked to get women admitted to the University (mp3).
(From The Croceus, a magazine published by the Women of the Junior Class of the University of Rochester, 1909, as read by Honey Meconi, Director of the Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women's Studies)