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Lucretia Mott: Taking a Stand

  • Arch Street Meetinghouse 320 Arch Street Philadelphia, PA, 19106 United States (map)
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New Publications Display, Luncheon, Annual Business Meeting, Program

Panel Presentation with

Chris Densmore, Nancy A. Hewitt,
and Beverly Wilson Palmer

(Co-editors with Carol Faulkner of
Lucretia Mott Speaks: The Essential Speeches and Sermons)


and National History Day participants:

Abigail Herrlin, Grayce Berk, and Kaylen Leiby

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Chris Densmore is the curator of Friends Historical Library at Swarthmore College and serves on the FHA Board. His writings include Red Jacket: Iroquois Diplomat and OratorNancy Hewitt is Distinguished Professor Emerita of History and Women's and Gender Studies at Rutgers University and the author of Women's Activism and Social Change: Rochester, New York, 1822–1872, among other writings. Beverly Wilson Palmer is a research associate at Pomona College who has edited or coedited several documentary editions, including Selected Letters of Lucretia Coffin Mott. Abigail Herrlin, Grayce Berk, and Kaylen Leiby are students at Kutztown Senior High School who created a display for National History Day titled “Why should we be cowards? Lucretia Mott and Her Religious Work to gain rights for women and slaves."

 The presentation is free and open to the public.
It follows a brief business meeting at 1:00 pm.