Sarah and Angelina Grimké of South Carolina—the only southern white women to serve as agents and organizers for the American Anti-Slavery Society—used petitions in the fight to end slavery.
A’Lelia Bundles ’74 is the author of On Her Own Ground: The Life and Times of Madam C. J. Walker about America's first self-made woman millionaire who is also her great-great-grandmother. She is now working on a biography of another ancestor, A’Lelia Walker, a patron of the arts during the Harlem Renaissance.
The Schlesinger Library welcomes the papers of Ruth Rosen and Susan Griffin. We are eager to see what new perspectives they will offer to the ongoing dialog about feminism and cultural change.