In her editorial in this issue, Robyn E. Blumner recounts her discovery of “forgotten suffragist” Matilda Joslyn Gage. That discovery was facilitated by Blumner’s participation in the Silver Anniversary celebration of the Robert Green Ingersoll Birthplace Museum held in Syracuse, New York, this past August. A presentation there reviewed Gage’s life and work in preparation for a motorcoach tour in which Gage’s Fayetteville, New York, home—now a uniquely interactive museum—was among the stops.
The Council for Secular Humanism’s commitment to appreciating and preserving freethought history is well-known. Still, one piece of that preservation effort deserves greater awareness.
Have you heard of The Truth Seeker? Do you know it is still published? Do you know that it now belongs to the Council for Secular Humanism? One thing I learned at the Syracuse conference is that The Truth Seeker and its current status need to be better known. So here goes.