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    Unpaid work never commands respect ...
    Harriot Stanton Blatch (1856-1940), British suffragist; born in the United States. As quoted in History of Woman Suffrage, vol. 4, ch. 18, by Susan B. Anthony and Ida Husted Harper (1902). Speaking before the thirtieth annual convention of the National Woman Suffrage Association, held February 13-19, 1898, in Washington, D.C. Her address was entitled "Woman as an Economic Factor"; here, she was reflecting on women's inability to gain genuine respect for the work they did in their homes.

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