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Jone Johnson Lewis

Updated Articles and Resources

By Jone Johnson Lewis

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • Hannah Adams Created: Tuesday, October 08, 2013 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014
      The first woman in America to make her living as a writer, Hannah Adams was friends with many other influential women in colonial and early federal America. She also wrote a pioneering history of religions.
    • Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes Created: Tuesday, December 02, 2003 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014
      Quotes by Eleanor Roosevelt - part of an extensive collection of quotations by notable women.
    • Princess Diana Quotes Created: Monday, August 27, 2007 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014
      Quotes by Princess Diana - part of an extensive collection of quotations by notable women.
    • Princess Diana Trivia Created: Monday, August 27, 2007 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014
      Interesting little facts about Diana, Princess of Wales
    • Marilyn Monroe Biography Created: Wednesday, June 27, 2007 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014
      A biography of one of Hollywood's most famous film stars, Marilyn Monroe.
    • Anna and the King Created: Monday, May 18, 2009 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014
      Anna Leonowens and her six years at the Court of Siam: her story has captured the imagination of generations of Americans.
    • Princess Diana's Wedding Created: Monday, August 27, 2007 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014
      The wedding of Diana Spencer -- who became known as Princess Diana -- to Prince Charles was a spectacular fairy-tale affair, seen worldwide via television.
    • What Are Women's Rights? Created: Sunday, December 02, 2012 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014
      What rights have been included in the umbrella of women's rights, at different periods of history? What are the basic categories of women's rights and some examples of what has been advocated for in each category?
    • Diana, Princess of Wales - Timeline Created: Monday, August 27, 2007 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014
      A timeline of major events in the life of Diana, Princess of Wales.
    • Princess Diana's Funeral Created: Monday, August 27, 2007 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014
      The funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales, was viewed by half the people on earth. Here are some of the details of the event.
    • Princess Diana's Death Created: Monday, August 27, 2007 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014
      Princess Diana's death in 1997 was mourned worldwide. Why the outpouring of grief and the attention to her funeral?
    • Princess Diana Biography Created: Monday, August 27, 2007 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014
      Diana, Princess of Wales, was the first British citizen to marry a British heir in 300 years. Her seemingly-fairy-tale marriage to Prince Charles ended in scandal and divorce.
    • Rule of Thumb and Wife-Beating - Mostly a Myth Created: Friday, March 25, 2005 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014
      That a man was permitted to beat his wife with a switch no thicker than his thumb was a fact, though it was probably not a formal law anywhere nor stated in common law in just that form -- and was almost certainly not the origin of the phrase rule of thumb.
    • Women in the Tudor Dynasty Created: Wednesday, April 11, 2007 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014
      Would Henry VIII be nearly so fascinating if he didn't have so many fascinating female connections -- not only wives, but daughters, sisters, ancestors, and others? Here are some of the key women in the life and reign of Henry VIII.
    • Patriarchal Society Created: Wednesday, June 09, 2010 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014
      Definition of patriarchal society. What do feminists mean when they refer to a patriarchal society?
    • Sanitary Commission (USSC) Created: Saturday, October 07, 2006 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014
      A profile of the United States Sanitary Commission, founded in 1861, which helped promote health in the Union Army Camps, provide supplies, and raise money for the Union effort.
    • Women's Suffrage Created: Tuesday, October 25, 2005 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014
      Women's suffrage - articles, biographies, timelines, original documents, pictures, and more information on the long struggle to win the vote for women.
    • Suffragette Defined Created: Sunday, June 19, 2005 Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
      Glossary entry for suffragette, part of a women's history glossary from women's history.about.com
    • Margaret Bourke-White Created: Wednesday, December 22, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
      Margaret Bourke-White biography: profile of Margaret Bourke-White, war correspondent and career photographer whose images represent major events in the 20th century.
    • Brutal Treatment of Women Suffragists at Occoquan Workhouse Created: Wednesday, September 15, 2004 Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
      After woman suffrage militants were arrested outside the White House for their pro-vote protest, many were subjected to brutal treatment at Occoquan Workhouse in 1917.
    • Biographies of Women Created: Friday, December 05, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
      Find biographies of notable women: An index to women's biographies on this site: an ever-expanding list of biographies of notable women, including those who are famous and those who should be more well known.
    • Famous Women Scientists Created: Tuesday, November 30, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
      Famous women scientists through the ages - how many do you know? Many linked to individual profiles to find out more about these women in the sciences, including medicine and mathematics.
    • Life Quotes From Famous Women Created: Saturday, November 28, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
      Life Quotes - part of an extensive collection of quotations by notable women.
    • Elizabeth Johnson Jr. Created: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
      Elizabeth Johnson Jr., daughter of Elizabeth Johnson Sr., was one of the first of a group of Andover women to be caught up in the Salem witch accusations of 1692.
    • Mary Osgood Created: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
      Mary Osgood was the wife of a well-off farmer in Andover, and was one of a group of women from Andover caught up in the accusations of witchcraft in September, 1692.
    • Stephen Johnson Created: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
      Biography of Stephen Johnson, figure in the Salem witch trials of 17th century colonial Massachusetts. He was only 14 when accused; his mother, two sisters, two aunts and two cousins were also on trial.
    • Elizabeth Johnson Sr. Created: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
      Elizabeth Johnson Sr. was in the middle of a large extended family of accused witches: three of her children were also accused, as was her sister, two of her sister's children, and the wife of her brother. Could they have been targeted her father, a noted witchcraft skeptic? Or was it that Elizabeth was a single mother, and vulnerable?
    • Abigail Johnson Created: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
      Abigail Johnson was a child caught up in witchcraft accusations. Her older sister, mother, two aunts and several cousins and a brother were also accused. Were they targeting her grandfather? Her mother's reputation? Her aunt's and her mother's control of property?
    • Deliverance Dane Created: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
      Deliverance Dane was the daughter-in-law of a witchcraft skeptic in Salem, which may have gotten her mixed up in the accusations. Two sisters-in-law and five nieces and nephews as well as many friends were also accused.
    • Dorothy Faulkner Created: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
      Biography of Dorothy Faulkner, figure in the Salem witch trials of 17th century colonial Massachusetts.
    • Abigail (Dane) Faulkner Created: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
      Biography of Abigail Dane Faulkner, figure in the Salem witch trials of 17th century colonial Massachusetts. She was convicted but execution was suspended because she was pregnant; she survived. The likely motives for accusing her?
    • Abigail Faulkner Jr. Created: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
      Abigail Faulkner Jr. was part of an extended family of women (and at least one boy) accused of witchcraft in the Salem Village witchcraft craze of 1692.

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