This post was written by cataloger Catherine Falzone.
The American Historical Manuscript Collection (AHMC) contains seven letters by Susan B. Anthony, American feminist and campaigner for women's suffrage. The letters mostly concern various speaking engagements—both her own and those of Frederick Douglass, Julia Ward Howe, Theodore Tilton, and Mary L. Booth. The following letter is from Anthony to Booth, a writer and editor, asking her to give a speech on women in journalism at the first convention of the...Read More
Along with sweltering heat and humidity, summer also brings with it a deep sense of nostalgia. Many of us hold fond memories of backyard barbecues, building sand castles at the beach and watching fireflies light up the trees at night. This time of year also inspires countless adults to reminisce about their youthful days at summer camp.
The first summer camps were founded in North America during...Read More
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