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Excerpt from Thomas Wentworth Higginson.pdf

Excerpt: Thomas Wentworth Higginson, “Ought Women to Learn the Alphabet?” The Atlantic Monthly, February 1859.
Decade: 1850s
 
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The title page from Volume III of the literary journal Mrs. Stephens' Illustrated New Monthly, published in 1857.
Decade: 1850s
 
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The cover from an edition of The Forget Me Not, an annual literary gift book. ca. 1855.
Decade: 1850s
 
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Mary Wollstonecraft, half-length portrait, facing left. Photograph of a stipple engraving by James Heath, ca. 1797, after a painting by John Opie.
Decade: 1850s
 
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Advertisment for Berea College .
Decade: 1860s
 
Excerpt from Gail Hamilton.pdf

“Gail Hamilton,” the penname of Mary Abigail Dodge (1833-1896), was an American essayist. Woman's Wrongs is her furious answer to criticisms of the women's rights movement. Specifically, it's an answer to the Rev. John Todd's Woman's Rights, a 27-page pamphlet presenting the usual 19th-century…
Decade: 1860s
 
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This book contains the inaugural address of President E. H. Fairchild.
Decade: 1870s
 
Excerpt_Thomas_Journal_1871.pdf

Excerpt: M. Carey Thomas (age 14), Journal, February 26, 1871.
Decade: 1870s
 
Excerpt from Edward Clarke_page1.jpg

Excerpt from Edward H. Clarke, Sex in Education or, A Fair Chance for the Girls.
Decade: 1870s
 
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Excerpt from Julia Ward Howe, Ed., Sex and Education: A Reply to Dr. E.H. Clark’s Sex in Education.
Decade: 1870s