women's history month

  1. JPK Huson 1863

    Ten Things About " Lady Doctors " You Didn't Know You Should Know; Women's History Month

    From NYPL. Boston's new college for women was different- it was a medical school. Opening in 1848 , New England Female Medical College was joined by Philadelphia's in 1850, Johns Hopkins, Vassar, and school after school graduated these women until today, when the scales are around equal. It...
  2. lelliott19

    Physical Education for Women: Andrew Female College and a Confederate Veteran

    "There never was a more terrible lesson of the dangerous folly, not to say the criminal wickedness, of our civilization in trying to make women helpless, weak and defenseless creatures such as nature never designed them to be..." In 1874, when the Union and Recorder (Milledgeville, GA)...
  3. JPK Huson 1863

    " Rule Of Health For Married Ladies " 1863, Or, Happily Ever After, The Documentary

    Currier and Ives produced a plethora of prints like this one from LoC. " The Young Mother ", it was one of countless gooey takes on a woman's life. ' Young Love ", " Married Life, The Day After The Wedding ", " A Year Of Marriage ", featuring blissful domestic life in romanticized settings. The...

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