Anthony had accepted the help of a known racist alienating abolitionist members as well as AERA president Lucretia Mott. She and Matilda Joslyn Gage both made their first public speeches for women's rights at the convention. However revenue from non-patent-medicine advertisements was too low to cover costs.
Her birthday on February 15 is commemorated as Susan B. She traveled the United States and Europe and averaged 75 to 100 speeches per year. Anthony Day in the U.