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*DIGITAL* Emma Willard: Early Female Education and the Campaign for Women’s Suffrage
Ilsley Public Library
Emma Willard founded the first school for women’s higher education in the United States. Saint Michael’s History professor Susan Ouellette describes how the educational opportunities provided by Willard’s schools laid the groundwork for the early suffrage movement, although Willard was not a suffragist herself.
Susan Ouellette is professor of History and American Studies at Saint Michael’s College, and the author of An Extraordinary Ordinary Woman.Register for this free talk
Underwriter: University of Vermont Humanities Center
Series Underwriter: The Residence at Otter Creek
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