Category: history

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Segwaying

I just got back from DC. I’ve been to DC before. I’ve seen the sights, haunted the galleries, gaped at the Star Spangled Banner. When my kids were little a friend arranged a tour...

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Guest Post: The Hope of Suffragists and History

by Spunky Spunky is a busy post-graduate who enjoys Exponent II and church women’s history when not obsessing with research associated with her study. She is married, tutors special needs children privately and has a very, very spoiled...

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The ERA: It’s Back

Women’s dearest possession is life,/And since it is given to her but once/She must live as to feel no torturing regret/For years without purpose,/So live as not to be scarred with the shame of...

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Last Pages

I only have four pages left in my current journal. (I really don’t like the term ‘journal‘ but neither ‘sketchbook‘ nor ‘scrapbook‘ really fit either. The book is almost as full of taped in...

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Exponent II Classics: Birth at Home

As someone who chooses medicated hospital births, I appreciate this author’s sentiment at the end of this piece that advocates choice for all women when it comes to this important decision. Mary Ellen Sullivan...

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Exponent II Classics: The Dress

Vol. 11, No. 4 (Summer 1985) Ruth Dickson Salt Lake City, Utah It was two days before the high school Christmas dance and, according to my daughter, EVERYONE was getting a new dress.  She...

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“Natural” Disasters

This past week in Europe has been overwhelmingly stressful for people. With the eruption of the Icelandic volcano, (and my subsequent reading on the causes of the eruption), I’ve been reminded of the religious...

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Woman's Exponent Classic: A Christmas Carol for 1880

Angels Announcing the Birth of Christ to the Shepherds by Govert Teunisz Flinck, 1639 Celebrating Christmas with our Exponent sisters from Christmases past… Emily Hill Woodmansee Woman’s Exponent 15 December 1880 See the shepherds...