Abby Kelley Foster
Library of Congress
Abby Kelley Foster's life as an anti-slavery activist is a common strand woven through the story of the First Women's Rights Convention. She may not have attended, but her influence on the organizers is clear.
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Did You Know?
Did you know that many women's rights reformers were also abolitionists, and that the writers of the Declaration of Sentiments borrowed phrases and ideas from the antislavery movement? More...