This article is part of a year-long program recognizing the 100th anniversary of national women’s suffrage, other articles here:
Susan B. Anthony was about 5 years into a 15 year run on giving the talk, Women Want Bread, Not Ballots. Usually 90-minutes long, this excerpt is 22 minutes. This is a contemporary reading that is edited and performed for clarity and for ease of hearing and understanding. As such, it is not an attempt at any historical re-creation. Please click below to listen. Text is from “Life and Work of Susan B.Anthony,” by Ida Husted Harper, V2, Chapter XXVII (1898-1908), shown below.