Born On This Day ~ January 20 ~ Harriot Stanton Blatch

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Born: January 20, 1856 (Seneca Falls, New York)
Died: November 20, 1940 (Greenwich, Connecticut)

Famous For/Known For:
Daughter of Elizabeth Cady Stanton, a well known women’s rights activist. Harriot followed in her mother’s footsteps.

A Little About Harriot Stanton Blatch:
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Born On This Day ~ January 2 ~ Martha Carey Thomas

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Born: January 2, 1857 (Baltimore, Maryland)

Died: December 2, 1935 (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)

Famous For/Known For:
Pioneer for women’s education

A little about Martha Carey Thomas:
Thomas was born to middle class Quaker parents and attended Quaker schools.

Against her father’s wishes she entered college, as a junior, and graduated from Cornell University. Continue reading