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Suffragists Tell Their Story a Century Later With Help From Rutgers

November 19, 2019
Digital humanities librarian Francesca Giannetti preparing for Suffragist Transcribathon

Digital humanities librarian Francesca Giannetti preparing for the Suffragist Transcribathon. Photo: Nick Romanenko/Rutgers University

On Elizabeth Cady Stanton's birthday, Transcribathon at Alexander Library illuminates documents of key activists

This month marked the 204th birthday of Elizabeth Cady Stanton, the Johnstown, New York native widely credited with setting the American women’s suffrage movement into motion.

To commemorate the occasion, students and faculty gathered at Alexander Library for a Suffragist Transcribathon, where they reviewed, annotated, and transcribed scans from the personal papers of important suffragists including Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, Mary Church Terrell, and Carrie Chapman Catt.

Read the full story on Rutgers Today.