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    Lucy Stone

    Civil Rights Leader

    Lucy Stonewas a prominent American orator, abolitionist, and suffragist, and a vocal advocate and organizer promoting rights for women. In 1847, Stone became the first woman from Massachusetts to earn a college degree. She spoke out for women's rights and against slavery at a time when women were discouraged and prevented from public speaking. Stone was known for using her maiden name after marriage, as the custom was for women to take their husband's surname... (wikipedia)

    • Born in West Brookfield, MA
    • Died On 10/19/1893

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