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American Woman's Home By Catharine Beecher
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Catharine Esther Beecher (September 6, 1800 – May 12, 1878), the daughter of Lyman Beecher and sister to Harriet Beecher Stowe, was a very active supporter for the cause of women's education.... More > In 1824 she opened the Hartford Female Seminary, a private school for girls (including Harriet). She taught classes there and started to lobby for woman's education. She left the school in 1831. She was engaged to be married to Professor Alexander Fisher of Yale College in 1841, but he died before the wedding. Beecher published A Treatise on Domestic Economy for the Use of Young Ladies at Home and at School, which emphasized the importance of women's work and role in society. She founded the American Woman's Educational Association in 1852. In addition, Beecher was instrumental in the founding of women's colleges at Burlington, Iowa, Quincy, Illinois, and Milwaukee, Wisconsin.< Less
American Woman's Home By Catharine Beecher
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Catharine Esther Beecher (September 6, 1800 – May 12, 1878), the daughter of Lyman Beecher and sister to Harriet Beecher Stowe, was a very active supporter for the cause of women's education.... More > In 1824 she opened the Hartford Female Seminary, a private school for girls (including Harriet). She taught classes there and started to lobby for woman's education. She left the school in 1831. She was engaged to be married to Professor Alexander Fisher of Yale College in 1841, but he died before the wedding. Beecher published A Treatise on Domestic Economy for the Use of Young Ladies at Home and at School, which emphasized the importance of women's work and role in society. She founded the American Woman's Educational Association in 1852. In addition, Beecher was instrumental in the founding of women's colleges at Burlington, Iowa, Quincy, Illinois, and Milwaukee, Wisconsin.< Less
Growing in Discipleship By LloydE. Schroder
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Growing In Discipleship is the first of three in a series of Bible studies in the Gospel of John. The study is designed for new Christians and for those who desire to grow spiritually through the... More > development of growth habits in their life. The study was developed by Lloyd Schroder. Lloyd was trained by the Navigators, a graduate of Luther Rice Seminary, and a Sunday school teacher and lay leader for over 40 years in churches across the southeastern U.S. Over those years, Lloyd has had the joy of leading hundreds of men and women to a saving knowledge of Jesus Christ and seeing them grow to maturity in Christ, finding their place in Christian service.< Less
Gala-Days By Gail Hamilton
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Mary Abigail Dodge (March 31, 1833 - August 17, 1896) was an... More > American writer and essayist, she wrote under pseudonym Gail Hamilton. Her writing is noted for its wit and promotion of equality of education and occupation for women.Mary Abigail Dodge was born March 31, 1833 in Hamilton, Massachusetts. She was born on a farm, the seventh child of Hannah and James Dodge. She was sent to a boarding school, and within a year was sent to the Ipswich Female Seminary. She graduated in 1850, and proceeded to teach there for four years, until she got a position at Hartford High School. She disliked the job, however, and decided to write poetry. Editor Gamaliel Bailey read her work in 1856 and hired her as a governess to his children. From there, she sent in her publications to anti-slavery newspapers. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Abigail_Dodge< Less
Stories by American Authors (Volume 4) By John William De Forest
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Mary Hallock Foote (1847–1938) was an American author and... More > illustrator. She is best known for her illustrated short stories and novels portraying life in the mining communities of the turn-of-the-century American West.Mary Hallock was born November 9, 1847, in Milton, New York, of English Quaker ancestry. A singular girl and youth, she attended the Female Collegiate Seminary in Poughkeepsie, New York, then studied art in New York City at the new Cooper Institute School of Design for Women. By her early twenties she had become established in New York City as an accomplished artist-illustrator for notable publishers there. In 1876 Hallock married a young mining engineer, Arthur De Wint Foote, then moved cross-continent to live with him at the New Almaden mine near San Jose, California. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Hallock_Foote< Less
The Desert and the Sown By Mary Hallock Foote
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Mary Hallock Foote (1847–1938) was an American author and... More > illustrator. She is best known for her illustrated short stories and novels portraying life in the mining communities of the turn-of-the-century American West.Mary Hallock was born November 9, 1847, in Milton, New York, of English Quaker ancestry. A singular girl and youth, she attended the Female Collegiate Seminary in Poughkeepsie, New York, then studied art in New York City at the new Cooper Institute School of Design for Women. By her early twenties she had become established in New York City as an accomplished artist-illustrator for notable publishers there. In 1876 Hallock married a young mining engineer, Arthur De Wint Foote, then moved cross-continent to live with him at the New Almaden mine near San Jose, California. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Hallock_Foote< Less
In Exile, and Other Stories By Mary Hallock Foote
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Mary Hallock Foote (1847–1938) was an American author and... More > illustrator. She is best known for her illustrated short stories and novels portraying life in the mining communities of the turn-of-the-century American West.Mary Hallock was born November 9, 1847, in Milton, New York, of English Quaker ancestry. A singular girl and youth, she attended the Female Collegiate Seminary in Poughkeepsie, New York, then studied art in New York City at the new Cooper Institute School of Design for Women. By her early twenties she had become established in New York City as an accomplished artist-illustrator for notable publishers there. In 1876 Hallock married a young mining engineer, Arthur De Wint Foote, then moved cross-continent to live with him at the New Almaden mine near San Jose, California. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Hallock_Foote< Less
A Touch of Sun, and Other Stories By Mary Hallock Foote
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Mary Hallock Foote (1847–1938) was an American author and... More > illustrator. She is best known for her illustrated short stories and novels portraying life in the mining communities of the turn-of-the-century American West.Mary Hallock was born November 9, 1847, in Milton, New York, of English Quaker ancestry. A singular girl and youth, she attended the Female Collegiate Seminary in Poughkeepsie, New York, then studied art in New York City at the new Cooper Institute School of Design for Women. By her early twenties she had become established in New York City as an accomplished artist-illustrator for notable publishers there. In 1876 Hallock married a young mining engineer, Arthur De Wint Foote, then moved cross-continent to live with him at the New Almaden mine near San Jose, California. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Hallock_Foote< Less
The Cup of Trembling, and Other Stories By Mary Hallock Foote
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Mary Hallock Foote (1847–1938) was an American author and... More > illustrator. She is best known for her illustrated short stories and novels portraying life in the mining communities of the turn-of-the-century American West.Mary Hallock was born November 9, 1847, in Milton, New York, of English Quaker ancestry. A singular girl and youth, she attended the Female Collegiate Seminary in Poughkeepsie, New York, then studied art in New York City at the new Cooper Institute School of Design for Women. By her early twenties she had become established in New York City as an accomplished artist-illustrator for notable publishers there. In 1876 Hallock married a young mining engineer, Arthur De Wint Foote, then moved cross-continent to live with him at the New Almaden mine near San Jose, California. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Hallock_Foote< Less
Dickey Downy: The Autobiography of a Bird By Virginia Sharpe Patterson
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Mrs Anne Virginia Sharpe Patterson (September 1841, Delaware,... More > Ohio – 1913) was an American author, who also wrote under the pseudonym Garry Gaines.Anne Virginia Sharpe was the daughter of George W. Sharpe, the youngest member of the Maryland Senate, and Caroline Snyder. Home-educated by her father until his death, she then attended the Delaware Female Seminary for three years. Upon marriage she moved to Bellefontaine, Ohio. Her first articles appeared in the Cincinnati Gazette. A series of satires, 'The Girl of the Period', proginally written for the Bellefontaine Examiner, was republished under the pen-name Garry Gaines in 1878. Despite bad health from 1881 onwards, she continued an active life. In 1889 she was vice-president of the Ohio Women's Press Club. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virginia_Sharpe_Patterson< Less

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