A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006. Now a Popeye's fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from March 08, 2021
“Here’s to strong women: May we know them. May we be them. May we raise them”

"Here’s to good/strong women: May we know them. May we be them. May we raise them” is a saying that has been printed on many images. The saying has been popular in the month of March, during Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day (March 8th).

“‘Specially for You, 7611 Douglas Ave. in Urbandale, carries women’s T-shirts with sayings, such as ‘Here’s to Good Women. May We Know Them. May We Be Them. May We Raise Them’” was printed in the Des Moines (IA) Register on April 18, 1999. “Here’s to good women. May we know them. May we be them. May we raise them” was posted on the newsgroup alt.hi.are.you.cute on October 7, 1999.

“Here’s to strong women: may we know them, may we be them, may we raise them” was printed in the Las Vegas (NV) Review-Journal on July 27, 2006. “Strong Women...May we know them...May we raise them...May we be them” was posted in the newsgroup wabash-valley-organizers on March 29, 2009. “Strong women. May we know them, may we raise them, may we be them! - unknown” was posted on Twitter by Ginelle Mills on April 17, 2009.


Newspapers.com
18 April 1999, Des Moines (IA) Register, “F.Y.I.” by Carol McGarvey, pg. 6E, col. 5: 
‘Specially for You, 7611 Douglas Ave. in Urbandale, carries women’s T-shirts with sayings, such as “Here’s to Good Women. May We Know Them. May We Be Them. May We Raise Them.” Cost is $$@$!19.95; 270-8313.

Google Groups: alt.hi.are.you.cute
Happy Birthday
SoHoSu
Oct 7, 1999, 3:00:00 AM
(...)
Here’s to good women. May we know them. May we be them. May we raise them.

Google Groups: alt.tv.xena-subtext
HOD...I liked it…
AJ
Oct 22, 2000, 3:00:00 AM
(...)
Here’s to Good Women.
May we praise Them.
May we know Them.
May we be Them.

Newspapers.com
6 September 2002, Glen Rock (NJ) Gazette, “Scouting Is About ‘Being Sisters In Spirit,’” pg. A16, col. 4:
In conclusion, here’s to all good women—may we know them, may we be them and may we raise them.

Go girls!
SUBMITTED BY
JEAN BAKER WUNDER
THE S.O.U.R.C.E.

Newspapers.com
7 September 2003, Eunice (LA) News, “The Year of the Jubilee, not just a tea party,” pg. 11A, col. 1:
Regina Martel Berzas, hostess; chose an appropriate poem, “Here’s to good women. May we know them, May we be them, May we raise them.”

5 November 2004, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin (Ontario, CA), “Behind the pretty faces are big hearts” by Imani Tate:
A small sign in pageant staff member Linda Headlee’s house summarizes the sentiment behind this pageant. It read: “Here’s to good women. May we know them. May we be them. May we raise them.”

Google Books
From Expert to Novice:
Unpacking the first-year principal’s journey from classroom teacher to elementary school principal

By Barbara Hunt Meloche
Ph. D. Michigan State University. Dept. of Educational Administration
2006
Pg. 164:
At a pottery party she arranged for her staff, Anne created a piece of pottery that summed up her thoughts about women. On her plate was painted, “Here’s to good women. May we know them, may we be them, may we raise them.”

27 July 2006, Las Vegas (NV) Review-Journal, “Obituaries,” pg. 4B:
Her family says goodbye with this thought: Here’s to strong women: may we know them, may we be them, may we raise them.

21 August 2007, McClatchy-Tribune Business News (Washington, DC), “A seat of honor in memory of a loved one” by Paula Voell:
“The problem with my mother is that there are too many quotes,” said O’Connell. One she’s considering for her mother’s chair is “Here’s to good women. May we know them. May we be them. May we raise them.”

Google Groups: wabash-valley-organizers
Fwd: Fw: LWVUS Action Alert
Bionca Gambill
Mar 29, 2009, 8:19:58 PM
(...)
Strong Women...May we know them...May we raise them...May we be them.

Twitter
Ginelle Mills
@ginellem
Strong women. May we know them, may we raise them, may we be them! - unknown
11:47 AM · Apr 17, 2009·Twitter Web Client

Newspapers.com
7 May 2009, The Herald (Jasper, IN), pg. 11, col. 1 ad:
Strong women:
may we know them;
may we raise them;
may we be them.
(Olinger Diamond Center.—ed.)

Twitter
kc layne
@FITFUNFREE
My daughter brought me a plaque 2nite -"Here’s to good women, may we know them, may we be them, may we raise them’.  How lucky am I???
7:58 PM · Jun 10, 2009·Twitter Web Client

Twitter
wordlifesonjamarie
@sonjamarieartis
Strong Women- May we know them, may we raise them, may we be them. ~unknown (via
@lyricalrhapsody
) just like u! Loveeeee me some Ginnie! wink
12:54 PM · Oct 19, 2009·Twitter Web Client

Newspapers.com
24 August 2010, Daily Press (Newport News, VA), “Here’s to strong women” by Carol Capo, pg. A2, col. 2:
Speaking of Lou Wessells, one of her many friends ended with the words, “Here’s to strong women. May we be them, may we raise them.”

Google Books
Title Here’s to Strong Women, May We Know Them, May We Be Them, May We Raise Them,: Feminist Blank Book, Journal, Diary, Notebook for Men and Women
Straight up Equal Series
Author Not Only Not Only Journals
Contributor I. Live I Live To Journal
Publisher CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2017
ISBN 1974220737, 9781974220731
Length 112 pages

Google Books
Title Here’s to Strong Women, May We Know Them, May We Be Them: Girls Inspirational Journal 108-Page Personal Growth Self Exploration Empowerment Motivational Notebook to Write in for Proud Feminist Women
Author Empowered Publications
Publisher Independently Published, 2018
ISBN 179261750X, 9781792617508
Length 108 pages

Twitter
El Arroyo
@ElArroyo_ATX
#InternationalWomensDay
(The following tet is shown on the restaurant’s sign.—ed.)
CHEERS TO STRONG WOMEN
MAY WE KNOW THEM
MAY WE BE THEM
MAY WE RAISE THEM
1:28 PM · Mar 8, 2021·IFTTT

Twitter
Rosewood RVilla Senior Living
@RVillaRetiremen
We celebrate National Women’s Day this week. Thank you to all of the wonderful women out there!
Here’s to strong women: May we know them. May we be them. May we raise them. ~ Unknown
#InternationalWomensDay #Strong #womensupportingwomen #womenempowerment
12:40 PM · Mar 9, 2021·Twitter for iPhone

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