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Elizabeth Cady Stanton and her daughter, Harriot, 1856, Daguerreotype, Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division, Washington D.C., 97500106.

Resource 17: Reactions to Seneca Falls

These passages from newspapers in New York, Massachusetts, and Pennsylvania were reproduced by Elizabeth Cady Stanton and her co-authors in their History of Woman Suffrage. The critical tone of these clips surprised the women who had taken part and led many to disavow their role in the event.

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