Marie Equi explores the fiercely independent life of an
extraordinary woman. Born of Italian-Irish parents in 1872, Marie
Equi endured childhood labor in a gritty Massachusetts textile
mill before fleeing to an Oregon homestead with her first
longtime woman companion, who described her as impulsive,
earnest, and kind-hearted. These traits, along with courage,
stubborn resolve, and a passion for justice, propelled Equi
through an... more...