Matilda Joslyn Gage


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Matilda Electa Joslyn Gage (March 24, 1826 – March 18, 1898) was a suffragist, a Native American activist, an abolitionist, a freethinker, and a prolific author, who was "born with a hatred of oppression".

Matilda Gage spent her childhood in a house which was used as a station of the underground railroad. She faced prison for her actions under the Fugitive Slave Law of 1850 ... more »

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  • ''... non-use of rights does not destroy them.''
    Matilda Joslyn Gage (1826-1898), U.S. suffragist, Susan B. Anthony (1820-1906), U.S. suffragist, author, and social reformer, and Elizabeth Cady Stant...
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