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Women's History Month
Lucy Stone (d. 1893) graduated from Oberlin in 1847. She was a prominent reformer, and a pioneer in the women's rights movement. When she married Henry B. Blackwell in 1855, Lucy gained notoriety by insisting on keeping her maiden name. For her, this was a symbol of equality.

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