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History News Network: "The Case of the Missing Statue"

Lucy StoneDavidson's Mary Reynolds Babcock Professor of History Sally G. McMillen and the History News Network, a service of George Mason University, have teamed up to give proper respect to the greatest 19th-century American suffragist you've never heard of.

"In the rotunda of our nation's Capitol stands a marble statue of three famous nineteenth-century suffragists—Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott. But an equally famous woman is missing: Lucy Stone. Her exclusion from the statue and her virtual absence from our nation's history is another example of how we often overlook important people and in doing so, tell an incomplete story," McMillen begins the summary article for her new book, Lucy Stone: An Unapologetic Life (2015, Oxford University Press).

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