“Teach our daughters that they are as much bound to become independent as their brothers.” -Abby Kelley Foster, 1851
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“Women, revolt at the idea of marrying for the sake of a home, for the sake of a support—of marrying the purse instead of the man. …Teach our daughters that they are as much bound to become independent as their brothers.” -Abby Kelley Foster, October 16, 1851
Happy birthday to Abby Kelley Foster, born January 15, 1811. Abby Kelley Foster is one of the suffragists featured in the first Ask a Suffragist book, Stories and Wisdom from America’s First Feminists, launching in Spring 2019.
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