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Jone Johnson Lewis

Updated Articles and Resources

By Jone Johnson Lewis

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • Characters in The White Queen Created: Wednesday, June 19, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, August 27, 2014
      Elizabeth Woodville and the other women of the series The White Queen, as they really appeared in the Wars of the Roses.
    • Margaret of Anjou Portrait Created: Wednesday, May 02, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, August 27, 2014
      The court of Margaret of Anjou is depicted in this 19th century illustration, drawn from period paintings.
    • Margaret of Anjou Created: Monday, January 29, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, August 27, 2014
      A profile of Margaret of Anjou, Queen of England who took an active part in her husband's administration and led the Lancastrians in the early years of the Wars of the Roses.
    • Ten Things You Should Know About the Witch Hunts of Europe Created: Tuesday, November 26, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, August 27, 2014
      Find out some basic facts about the witchcraft persecutions of Europe in the late medieval and early modern eras. Who was executed? How many? What book was key to many witch hunts? How many were executed in the Salem witch trials and in the Pendle witch trials?
    • Adelaide Created: Thursday, June 16, 2005 Updated: Wednesday, August 27, 2014
      The Empress Adelaide was consort of Holy Roman Emperor Otto I. She was an influence on or regent for her son and grandson.
    • Althea Gibson Created: Sunday, February 04, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, August 27, 2014
      The life and career of the woman athlete who was the first African American of either sex to break the color bar in tournament tennis.
    • Women's Suffrage Biographies Created: Friday, February 13, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, August 27, 2014
      Biographies of key women who worked for the vote for women -- and often for other women's rights, too.
    • A Vindication of the Rights of Woman - Author's Introduction - Mary Wollstonecraft Created: Thursday, May 19, 2005 Updated: Monday, August 25, 2014
      Mary Wollstonecraft's own introduction to her feminist classic, Vindication of the Rights of Woman.
    • Coco Chanel Quotes Created: Tuesday, September 30, 2003 Updated: Sunday, August 24, 2014
      "How many cares one loses when one decides not to be something but to be someone." Quotations from Coco Chanel, fashion designer and business leader, whose influence on the fashion world and attitude towards success and life are reflected in her words. Read her most memorable words here.
    • Sojourner Truth Created: Monday, February 05, 2007 Updated: Sunday, August 24, 2014
      Sojourner Truth biography: read about this former slave, abolitionist, preacher and advocate of women's rights.
    • Unitarian and Universalist Women and Other Liberal Religious Women Created: Wednesday, April 05, 2006 Updated: Sunday, August 24, 2014
      An annotated bibliography for graduate students and others who are researching Unitarian, Universalist, and Unitarian Universalist women.
    • July 26 Created: Saturday, May 12, 2007 Updated: Sunday, August 24, 2014
      July 26 - birthdates of notable women and other important events, plus quote for the day
    • Sojourner Truth Quotes Created: Sunday, June 19, 2005 Updated: Sunday, August 24, 2014
      Sojourner Truth was born a slave and her famous "Ain't I a Woman?" speech is known in several variants, because she not write it down.
    • Lucy N. Colman Created: Saturday, August 23, 2014 Updated: Sunday, August 24, 2014
      Less known than other women abolitionists, feminists and racial justice reformers, Lucy Colman arranged for Sojourner Truth to meet Lincoln, and accompanied her to the interview.
    • Sojourner Truth Created: Wednesday, February 01, 2012 Updated: Saturday, August 23, 2014
      A portrait of Sojourner Truth from a collection of images of Sojourner Truth, abolitionist and women's rights advocate of the 19th century. Page 9.
    • Sojourner Truth Created: Monday, February 05, 2007 Updated: Saturday, August 23, 2014
      An image of Sojourner Truth, frontispiece image from her autobiography. Page 8.
    • Sojourner Truth Created: Monday, February 05, 2007 Updated: Saturday, August 23, 2014
      Sojourner Truth, frontispiece from Narrative of Sojourner Truth. Page 7.
    • Sojourner Truth Created: Monday, February 05, 2007 Updated: Saturday, August 23, 2014
      Sojourner Truth - text says "Twixt the Negroes of the South and the women at the North, all talking about rights, the white man will be in a fix pretty soon." Sojourner Truth, 1851. Page 3.
    • Sojourner Truth Created: Monday, February 05, 2007 Updated: Saturday, August 23, 2014
      A picture of Sojourner Truth, abolitionist and women's rights advocate.
    • Sojourner Truth Created: Monday, February 05, 2007 Updated: Saturday, August 23, 2014
      Sojourner Truth. Women's History. Page 2.
    • Sojourner Truth Created: Monday, February 05, 2007 Updated: Saturday, August 23, 2014
      Sojourner Truth - carte de visite with text "I sell the shadow to support the substance.". Page 4.
    • Sojourner Truth Created: Monday, February 05, 2007 Updated: Saturday, August 23, 2014
      Sojourner Truth - detail from carte de visite. Page 5.
    • Sojourner Truth Created: Monday, February 05, 2007 Updated: Saturday, August 23, 2014
      Library of Congress title: A. Lincoln showing Sojourner Truth the Bible presented by colored people of Baltimore, Executive Mansion, Washington, D.C., Oct. 29, 1864. Page 6.
    • Sojourner Truth Created: Monday, February 05, 2007 Updated: Saturday, August 23, 2014
      A collection of images of Sojourner Truth, abolitionist and women's rights advocate of the 19th century.
    • Dorothy Parker Quotes Created: Wednesday, May 04, 2005 Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014
      When asked whether she was Dorothy Parker, she replied, "Yes, do you mind?" Find this and other quotes by Dorothy Parker, born August 22, 1893. Enjoy her wit and wisdom!
    • August 22 Created: Thursday, July 26, 2007 Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014
      August 22 - birthdates of notable women and other important events, plus quote for the day
    • Powerful Women Rulers Everyone Should Know Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014
      Every person who wants to be literate in history should know about these powerful women rulers -- queens, pharaohs, empresses.
    • American First Ladies Created: Tuesday, March 18, 2008 Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014
      First Ladies -- the women who've married American presidents, and a few other female relatives who've fulfilled the hostess role -- have been a wildly diverse lot. Meet them here.
    • Margaret Pole, Tudor Matriarch and Martyr Created: Saturday, April 19, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014
      Margaret Pole, daughter of disgraced brother of Edward IV and Richard III, was the mother of Roman Catholic cleric Reginald Pole. Margaret found first favor under Henry VII and Henry VIII, then disfavor and a horrible end.
    • Lucy Stone Facts Created: Thursday, December 13, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014
      Born August 13, 181: find out the basics about Lucy Stone, feminist and abolitionist who kept her own name after marriage. Also: links to a full biography and more information about Lucy Stone.
    • Coco Chanel Created: Sunday, August 10, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014
      Coco Chanel brought us the little black dress, the Chanel suit and jacket, bell bottoms and Chanel No. 5 perfume. What brought her to fame and fortune?
    • Mae West Quotes Created: Wednesday, March 12, 2008 Updated: Saturday, August 16, 2014
      Her bawdy plays and movies were full of double entendres and attracted the attention of industry censors. Enjoy these selected Mae West quotations.

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