Quotation by Susan B. Anthony

What are they applauding for?
Susan B. Anthony (1820–1906), U.S. suffragist. As quoted in History of Woman Suffrage, vol. 5 ch. 2, by Ida Husted Harper (1922).

From a Washington Times report of the thirty-fourth annual convention of the National Woman Suffrage Association, held in Washington, D.C., in February 1902. Anthony, who had been a suffrage leader for fifty years and would celebrate her eighty- second birthday during the convention, looked around the room and said this when greeted by "a thunder of applause" from the delegates.
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