With the Oregon women's vote centennial a few months away, and the small commemoration we held today on the 96th Anniversary of the death of Oregonian Abigail Scott Duniway, I just wanted to post a quick blog (part one of a two-part look at the life and time of the remarkable Mrs. Duniway.

In all of the writings and published biographies on the respective lives of Oregon's second U.S. Senator Edward Dickinson Baker, and our state's leading advocate for women's rights: Abigail Scott Duniway, no historian before now has made a definitive link between the two transplants from Illinois. There is ample mention of the connections  between Anson Henry,  David Logan and Simeon Francis, and the backing they gave to "Ned" Baker in his ultimately successful bid for the open U.S. Senate seat in Oregon,  but nary a word about the Baker-Scott Duniway connection...until now.

Stay posted.

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