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The Crane Monument

By Lucy Brewster, Vassar College Women’s History Institute Fellow, Historic Hudson Valley, 2021 For visitors walking through the Sleepy Hollow cemetery, one memorial stands out: a tall stone monument with names engraved on each side, standing high above surrounding tombstones. While this grave site is far from the most famous in the cemetery that houses […]

The Situation of Her Writing Desk

By Morgan Graham, PhD candidate, University of Minnesota Margaretta (Happy) Rockefeller Women’s History Institute Fellow, Historic Hudson Valley, 2021 When I sit down to write a letter, I start by writing the name of my recipient. And then, with the friend I’m writing to in mind, I might tell her how I’ve spent my week, […]