The Women of Brook Farm

Come meet eight remarkable women, including Margaret Fuller (pictured)  who were members of or frequent visitors to Brook Farm. New Brook Farm and the Boston Women’s Heritage Trail have created this reenactment to raise awareness of the important roles women played in the Brook Farm experiment. In the beautiful sanctuary …
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The 1835 Women’s March of Courage

CELEBRATING WOMEN’S COURAGE The 1835 Women’s March of Courage Tuesday, October 25, 5:30 PM 14 Beacon Street, lst Floor in the Community Room Speakers: Shay Stewart-Bouley Activist and Writer Horace Seldon, Garrison Scholar In 1835 when an angry anti-abolition crowd almost lynched William Lloyd Garrison, the Mayor advised the women …
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New Play about Anna Coleman Ladd

UNMASKED Anna Coleman Ladd and the Masks of WWI A free Playwrights Reading Room Public Reading by Patti Cassidy Thursday November 10 7:00 PM at Watertown Free Public Library 123 Main Street Watertown Boston sculptor Anna Coleman Ladd founded a studio in Paris to create cosmetic masks for disfigured WW1 …
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Naval Ships Named for Stone and Truth

Two new naval ships were named today after two important women in history: suffragist Lucy Stone and abolitionist/women’s rights activist Sojourner Truth. This unusual gathering was held at the BPL on Sept. 19 as members of the Boston Women’s Heritage Trail, the Mayor’s Office of Women’s Advancement, the Women’s Suffrage …
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A Family of Common Zeal

Fierce devotion to reform and equality is the dominant theme running through the exhibition Women of the Blackwell Family: Resilience and Change, now on view at the Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Cambridge.     For more information http://www.radcliffe.harvard.edu Portrait of Lucy Stone by Ida Bothe