Just over 100 years ago this week, on November 14, 1917, a group of suffragists underwent a horrifying night of torture and abuse that would come to be known as the “Night of Terror.”
On August 15, 1940, one of Arlington’s premier cinemas – the Arlington Theatre – opened its doors.
Four stories to keep you up at night this October… The Spirits at Overlee, Old Post Chapel, Wakefield High School, and Arlington Hall.
On October 23, 1850, the first National Woman’s Rights Convention began in Worcester, Massachusetts.
The first female graduate (and valedictorian) of Gallaudet University and an early champion of both deaf and women’s rights.
A tireless champion of women’s rights and racial justice, Terrell was especially active in the Washington, D.C. area, where she lived for much of her life.
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