Seneca Falls Convention

Jonathan Hodgkin July 20th 1848   It’s July 20th 1848, and I’m here in Seneca Falls, New York, at the Wesleyan Chapel attending the second day of the Seneca Falls Convention. This is the first convention organized for women’s suffrage ever to be acknowledged. With 300 people having adopted the Declaration of sentiments, I’d say…

The Lowell Life

Jonathan Hodgkin 1835 Lowell, Massachusetts:   Hello to all, my name is Jonathan Hodgkin, I’m a journalist for The Baltimore Sun newspaper, and I’d like to give my appreciation to whomever is reading my article. Due to the many rural people from the unprofitable farming areas of the East leaving their lands to work in…