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Thursday, July 21, 2011

National Association of Colored Women's Club July 21st

On this day in 1896, the National Association of Colored Women's Clubs formed, to read and learn more about this organization visit their website: www.nacwc.org

On this day in 1969 the National Women's Hall of Fame was dedicated in Seneca Falls,New York.
To visit the website: www.greatwomen.org

Seneca Falls Convention July 19th

On this day in 1848, 300 women and men, gathered together for The Seneca Falls Convention. The topic, Women's Rights, the reason, to determine the path that would lead to women obtaining Women's Rights, and it did to include Suffrage. The convention leaders who organized the two day convention, Lucretia Mott, and Elizabeth Cady Stanton. There were six sessions, with topics from the humorous to the serious role of women in society.
The women also prepared two documents; the Declaration of Sentiments and a list of resolutions to be debated and modified before being presented for signatures. This moment in her-story is seen as the moment that the Women's Movement in the United States began her long and ongoing journey to equality.

Jane Austen Molly Brown July 18th

In 1817 Jane Austen died. But, the children she
left behind have given great comfort, joy and laughter.
"Pride and Prejudice", "Emma", "Persuasion"; to
name a few of the dears.
Thank you, Jane.

The unsinkable Molly Brown was born this day in
1867. The Titanic sank but, Molly did not.