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Today in women's history: Suffragist Matilda Joslyn Gage dies

She was raised in a household dedicated to ending slavery. Her father was a nationally known abolitionist, and the Joslyn home was a station on the Underground Railway. Her life's work became the struggle for the liberation of women.


Today in labor history: Prince Hall, revolutionary abolitionist, dies

Prince Hall, revolutionary, abolitionist and Masonic leader, died in Boston on Dec. 4, 1807.