Scavenger Hunt Clue
September 3, 2019 Clue
What is the common link between suffragist Elsie Hill, women’s right’s activist Helen Churchill Candee, the Connecticut Supreme Court case of Baker v. Norwalk, 152 Conn. 312 (1965), the 1960’s gothic TV series “Dark Shadows”, and the feature films “House of Dark Shadows” (1970), and “The Stepford Wives” (1974) and (2004)?
October 1, 2019 Clue
Born and raised in Connecticut, this feisty suffragette, feminist, and actress holds the second most Academy Award of “Best Actress” nominations. After graduating from college, she made her debut at this Connecticut playhouse.
November 1, 2019 Clue
After casting her ballot in the 1872 presidential election, Susan B. Anthony was arrested, indicted, tried, and convicted for voting illegally. The judge presiding at her June 1873 trial was Hon. Ward Hunt. Judge Hunt rejected the argument that Anthony had been denied the privileges guaranteed under the Fourteenth Amendment and invoked by the slaughterhouse cases (1873). He also refused to poll the jury and fined Anthony $100. The sentence was not enforced, however, and there was no appeal.
Judge Hunt, who was appointed to the US Supreme Court in 1872, attended law school in Connecticut. US Supreme Court Justices Levi Woodbury and Henry Baldwin attended the same school. Where did Ward Hunt attend law school?
Hint: Alums of this law school also represented Sojourner Truth when her son was kidnapped.