Magazine article Working Mother

History in the Making

Magazine article Working Mother

History in the Making

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Dear Elizabeth Cady Stanton:

Congratulations! It looks like you will finally be getting a proper home in Washington, DC. U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney of New York City successfully sponsored the bill to erect the National Women's History Museum, which Joan Wages and Ann Stone have been championing since 1996. 1 can't believe it's taken our nation's capital so long to honor your bravery in the fight for women's right to vote, and to honor the women who helped build this country and made it great. Did you know that only 5 percent of our National Historic Landmarks are dedicated to women? I think it's a safe bet that we've made more than 5 percent of the contributions to our nation's history!

And you must have been thrilled when the marble monument of you, Susan B. Anthony and Lucretia Mott was finally moved, after 76 years, from the basement to its rightful place in the Rotunda of our Capitol. …

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