A Woman to Know: Lucy Stone

My name is the symbol of my identity, which must not be lost. Lucy

(image via Library of Congress)

Lucy Stone was one of the most prominent speechmakers, protesters, abolitionists and writers to lead the early women's suffrage movement. Most scandalously, she went by her maiden name after marriage (gasp!). Soon enough, saying "eh" to your husband's surname was known in feminist circles as "Lucy Stoning."

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