Matilda Joslyn Gage


Matilda Joslyn Gage born Cicero, NY March 25, 1826 (d. 1898). Feminist; suffragist leader and historian. Co-author of "Declaration of Rights of the Women of the United States" with Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, presented at Philadelphia Centennial, 1876. Organized International Council of Women, 1888.


“There is a word sweeter than Mother, Home, or Heaven; that word is Liberty.” (her epitaph, Fayetteville NY; photo Wikipedia)