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Title: Bonnie Hurd Smith and Boston Women and the Law

Description: Celebrate women’s history month and join us as we welcome Bonnie Hurd Smith, the author of the Salem Women’s Heritage Trail and the former director of the Boston Women’s Heritage Trail, who recently created a walking trail for sites in downtown Boston that span four centuries of Boston women’s legal history. Smith booklet is a lively account of women’s centuries-old struggle for full equality under the law. It is written for walkers of the trail and armchair readers alike, and covers subjects ranging from witchcraft, suffrage, abolition, and legal education to women’s achievements at attorneys and judges.

Date: 2009-03-21