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Mary Moody Emerson

Known for: influence on Ralph Waldo Emerson and, through him, TranscendentalismDates: August 25,...

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Margaret of Austria

Known for: governor of Habsburg Netherlands 1507-1515 and 1519-1530, not as a mother or wife. Her life is marked with connections with three generations of complicated political intermarriages. Titles: Princess of Asturias...

Transcendental Wild Oats by Louisa May Alcott

Louisa May Alcott wrote this biting satire on life in a 19th century Utopian community, based on her own family's experience at Fruitlands. She portrays the father figure as a dreamer and idealist, and the mother as the practical one who has to do all the work to meet worldly needs like food and shelter.

Faye Wattleton Quotes

Faye Wattleton, who as a nurse saw women suffering from botched illegal abortions, became the...

Mary Moody Emerson

Known for: influence on Ralph Waldo Emerson and, through him, TranscendentalismDates: August 25,...

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