Charity and Sylvia were recognized as a married couple in Weybridge and eventually celebrated as models of lifelong companionship.
The story of a young woman who struggled after being widowed by a wealthy farmer.
The story of the woman who established the role of First Lady.
Mrs. Robert Bolton (Anne Jay, 1793-1859) and Children, Robert and Anne William Etty (artist), Mrs. Robert Bolton (Anne Jay, 1793-1859) and Children, Robert and Anne, 1818. New-York Historical Society, Bequest of Reginald Pelham Bolton. Document Text Summary The ladies resorted in the afternoon to a large and delightful bower, erected for them, on Pepper’s Hill, upon the bank of the Thames, where one of the Ladies, inspired with the rest by the festive and joyful occasion, made an elegant address to her associates. The following is an extract: The ladies went together to a shady spot away from the men, and one woman gave the following speech: “In every age of the world the conduct of females has had a conspicuous effect on society. Among savage tribes, where our sex being denied all
The Opinion of the Court in the case of Roe v. Wade.
Gloria Steinem’s testimony supporting the Equal Rights Amendment before the United States Senate.
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Mildred Loving’s marriage license and warrant for arrest for violating Virginia’s miscegenation law.
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A case designed to hold and distribute birth control pills.