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Sandra Day O’Connor visits WRNHP

Friends President Marilyn Tedeschi makes presentation to Sandra Day O’Connor.
O’Connor and Superintendent Tina Orcutt examine documents.

Retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor and 20 other women attorneys visited the Women’s Rights National Historical Park on October 21, 2007. O’Connor, first female Supreme Court Justice (1981-2006), was presented with copies of Judith Wellman’s book “The Road to Seneca Falls” and Melina Mara’s photographic collection “Changing the Face of Power: Women in the U.S. Senate” by Friends President MarilynTedeschi and the visitors signed a copy of the Declaration of Sentiments and toured the Wesleyan Chapel, the Declaration of Sentiments Waterwall and Stanton House. Justice O’Connor also made her first visit to the National Women’s Hall of Fame, into which she was inducted in 1995. The visit was arranged by Norma Schwab, wife of the current Dean of the Cornell University Law School, Stewart Schwab, who served as O’Connor’s law clerk in 1982-83.