Women in Lit: Julia Ward Howe #19forthe19th

Writing gave her a platform for causes she believed in like feminism and pacifism (ironic for a woman best known for writing the Civil War anthem Battle Hymn of the Republic). #19forthe19th @usnatarchives
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Julia Ward Howe is one of the suffragists featured in the first Ask a Suffragist book, Stories and Wisdom from America’s First Feminists. Get it today!

Ask a Suffragist is participating in the United States National Archives' #19forthe19th Instagram Challenge, celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Nineteenth Amendment by posting photos of women from history each week for 19 weeks.

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April Young Bennett

April Young Bennett is the author of the Ask a Suffragist book series, host of the Religious Feminism Podcast and a writer for the Exponent II. For more information about April, see aprilyoungb.com

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Women in Lit: Julia Ward Howe #19forthe19th