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Suffragist Votetilla volunteers win inaugural Community Champion Award

Suffragist Votetilla volunteers win inaugural Community Champion Award

January 29, 2018

The “Votetilla,” a week-long floating theater of canal boats ferrying reenactors of key suffragists such as Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton along the Eric Canal, was a multi-agency creative partnership that included the Susan B. Anthony Center (SBAC).

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Library acquires unknown Susan B. Anthony letters found in old barn

Library acquires unknown Susan B. Anthony letters found in old barn

March 29, 2017

Forgotten for over a century, a recently discovered trove of more than a hundred letters fills in the political details of how the suffrage movement was run and the women activists who ran it.

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Susan B. Anthony Center joins area organizations in celebrating suffrage centennial

Susan B. Anthony Center joins area organizations in celebrating suffrage centennial

January 16, 2017

2017: Celebrating 100 Years of New York State Women’s Right to Vote is a year-long celebration of women’s suffrage in the state.

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Celebrating suffrage through song

Celebrating suffrage through song

October 19, 2016

During a campaign where voters have a choice to elect the first woman president, Rochester’s Women’s Chorus will express women’s suffrage through song at the Women’s Rights National Historical Park in Seneca Falls.

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What would Susan B. Anthony tweet today?

What would Susan B. Anthony tweet today?

August 25, 2015

Twice a week for at least the next 10 months, the Susan B. Anthony Center will tweet Anthony’s thoughts on topics such as health, relationships, education, race, mentoring, the family and, of course, voting.

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Alaris, UR partner to digitize Susan B. Anthony letters

Alaris, UR partner to digitize Susan B. Anthony letters

February 24, 2015

Kodak Alaris Inc. has partnered with the University of Rochester to digitize a large collection of correspondence between suffragist Susan B. Anthony and her friend and colleague, Rachel Foster Avery. The collection’s workflow enabled scanning of 1,470 images, including some 50 photographs, in roughly 20 hours.

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Celebrating Susan B. Anthony’s 195th Birthday

Celebrating Susan B. Anthony’s 195th Birthday

February 13, 2015

Faculty, students, and staff will celebrate Susan B. Anthony’s birthday with a visit to her gravesite in Mount Hope Cemetery on Monday, Feb. 16.

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University acquires newly discovered collection of Susan B. Anthony letters

University acquires newly discovered collection of Susan B. Anthony letters

August 26, 2014

94 years ago with the formal adoption of the 19th Amendment, women won the right to vote. Now, a newly discovered collection of Susan B. Anthony letters will help show how. The letters were written by Anthony to her “most cherished young lieutenant” Rachel Foster Avery.

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Susan B. Anthony letters a major find for UR

Susan B. Anthony letters a major find for UR

August 26, 2014

The materials in the collection, which date from 1881 through the turn of the century, include more than 60 autographed and typed letters, signed cabinet cards and photographs, and other related material, and will supplement an existing collection of letters between the two women held in the school library’s Department of Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation.

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Events Explore Susan B. Anthony’s Life and Legacy

Events Explore Susan B. Anthony’s Life and Legacy

February 7, 2013

It may be difficult for many people to see Susan B. Anthony, who was often photographed looking dignified and austere, as the controversial figure that she was.

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