Reminiscences — Lucy N. Colman (1891).
Happy Birthday, 19th Amendment! On August 18, 1920, the Constitutional Amendment giving women the right to vote was ratified.
Lucy N. Colman devoted her life to the causes of abolition and woman’s rights. As a Freethinker, she denounced Christianity, supported reproductive rights, and fought against segregation. Many of her experiences detailed in the featured title took place in Ann Arbor.
“I never doubted that equal rights was the right direction. Most reforms, most problems are complicated. But to me there is nothing complicated about ordinary equality," Alice Paul.