Suffrage worker with newspaper clippings on the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment granting women the right to vote by the United States Senate in 1919.
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Before he was president, Abraham Lincoln was a licensed bartender. During his time in New Salem, Illinois, Lincoln was co-owner of the Berry-Lincoln Store, a general store/drinking establishment, with William Berry. According to Northern Illinois University: Some of the items that Lincoln and Berry sold were lard, bacon, firearms, beeswax, and honey. In addition to […]
“What we did for civil rights in the ‘60s, we forgot to do for people with disabilities.” – Rep. Patricia Schroeder (D-Colo.) said of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 On Monday, March 12, 1990 disability rights activists descended on the U.S. Capitol demanding the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) which would […]