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1786   A Petition by Rachel Lovell Wells, 1786. The text of the petition of a Bordentown sculptor and widow to the Continental Congress for relief after the Revolutionary War, May 18, 1786.

1852   Married Women’s Property Act, 1852. This was the first New Jersey law reforming married women’s property rights.

1895   Women Insurance Workers, Newark, 1895, a photograph of policy writers at Prudential Insurance Company.

1952   Mary Roebling (1905-1994), a reprint of the article “Banker in High Heels” from the Greater Philadelphia Magazine, July 1952.

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