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Gal’s Guide Podcast – Women’s Suffrage Goodies

It’s Women’s History Month and a new group of gal-pals have gathered together with their 1 cool thing they want to share with you. This week Bonnie is up first and gives you 70 years of American suffrage history told in quotes, stories, and juicy rumors. Full Episode YouTube Version Show Notes & Extras: This […]

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Recap of Season 1 – Your Gal Friday

We recap the 19 gals we’ve covered on the show;  provide more insights we learned after the show was released, behind the scenes, our favorite bits, listener feedback and plans for the future. Recap season 1 in about 3 minutes. CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL PODCAST EPISODE IN AN AUDIO PLAYER ON YOUR COMPUTER/DEVICE. OR THE […]

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Amelia Bloomer: A Rebel in Pants

“Careful, or he’ll see your bloomers!” I don’t know why this is a phrase I’ve heard from time to time. I always assumed bloomers were another term for underpants, and it turns out I’m not the only to have thought that. Bloomers have an interesting history in clothing one that sheds a nearly double-meaning on […]

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Halloween Costumes Inspired by Your Gal Friday

We’re super proud of our newest podcast addition to Gal’s Guide. Launched in 2017, Your Gal Friday has released remarkable episodes about gals of history. The show continues to grow fans, listeners and even an award for Best Family Podcast. So we thought why not celebrate the legacy of these gals a little more by […]

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Susan B. Anthony – Your Gal Friday

Today we are talking about a gal dedicated her life to women’s rights, sparked by not being allowed to speak because she was a woman, to speaking around the country about the importance of the right to vote, anti-slavery and the dangers of alcohol.  Your Gal, Susan B Anthony. Click here for the full podcast episode […]

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Jane Addams – Your Gal Friday

Today we are talking about a gal who known as the Mother of Social Work. She founded the template for what is the modern day YMCA or Boys & Girls Club. Her settlement known as Hull House utilized the neighborhood for social and civic change.  She was a pacifist and an activist for peace and […]

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Harriet Tubman – Your Gal Friday

Today we’re going to talk about a remarkable rebel. Born into slavery, she not only escaped but she made 13 rescue missions to save family and friends. In the Civil War she was a nurse, an armed scout and a spy. She was the first woman to lead war-time troops. She was speaker for abolition, […]

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8 Women-Centered Travel Sites

1. Rosie the Riveter/WWII Home Front National Historic Park Richmond, California Educational and interactive exhibits of Rosie the Riveter and World War II. Official Website 2. Jane Addams Hull House Museum Chicago, Illinois Hull House was a settlement house in the United States that was co-founded in 1889 by Jane Addams and Ellen Gates Starr. […]

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Harriet Tubman – a Travel Story

Day two of our travels. So far we’ve visited Susan B. Anthony’s & Frederick Douglass’ grave in Rochester, NY (link to travel story) The Women’s Rights National Historical Park in Seneca Falls, NY (link to travel story) At the Women’s Rights Museum our fantastic Park Ranger told us that the Harriet Tubman House wasn’t far […]

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Women’s Rights Museum – a travel story

Having spent the morning at Mount Hope Cemetery visiting the grave of Susan B. Anthony, my husband and two girls continued our cold and damp selves to the destination I was most excited about. In fact, we completely reworked our trip because our first plans had us in town when the museum was closed. I […]