Miss Anthony had a great number of male and female friends who were interested in civil rights for African-Americans and women. These included abolitionists such as William Lloyd Garrison, Sojourner Truth, and Ida Wells. Women’s rights advocates included Lucretia Mott, Lucy Stone, and Martha Coffin Wright. Neighbor Frederick Douglass and suffragist Elizabeth Cady Stanton were lifelong friends, and Anna Howard Shaw was her second-in-command late in life.