Mary Elizabeth Garrett Society and Philanthropy in the Gilded Age review ☆ 3

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Precedented conditions that women be admitted on the same terms as men and that the school be graduate level thereby forcing revolutionary policy changes at the male run institution Believing that advanced education was the key to women’s betterment she helped found and sustain the prestigious girl’s preparatory school in Balti the Bryn Mawr School Her philanthropic gifts to Bryn Mawr College helped tranform the modest uaker school into a renowned women's college Mary was also a great supporter of women’s suffrage working tirelessly to gain eual rights for womenSuffragist friend of charitable causes and champion of women’s education

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Mary Elizabeth Garrett Society and Philanthropy in the Gilded Age

Mary Elizabeth Garrett was Garrett Society PDF #203 one of the most influential philanthropists and women activists of the Gilded Age With Mary’s legacy all but forgotten Kathleen Waters Sander recounts in impressive detail the life and times of this remarkable woman through the turbulent years of the Civil War to the Mary Elizabeth PDFEPUB or early twentieth century At once a captivating biography of Garrett and an epic account of the rise of commerce railroading and women’s rights Sander's work re examines the great social and political movements of the ageAs the youngest child and only daughter of the BO Railroad mogul John Work Eliz

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Abeth Garrett Society PDFEPUB #235 Garrett Mary was bright and capable well suited to become her father’s heir apparent But social convention prohibited her from following in his footsteps a source of great frustration for the brilliant and strong willed womanMary turned her attentions instead to promoting women’s rights using her status and massive Elizabeth Garrett Society and Philanthropy MOBI #224 wealth to advance her uncompromising vision for women’s place in the expanding United States She Elizabeth Garrett Society and Philanthropy MOBI #224 contributed the endowment to establish the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine with two un


2 thoughts on “Mary Elizabeth Garrett Society and Philanthropy in the Gilded Age

  1. says:

    It was really interesting to read this book at the same time I read To Believe in Women What Lesbians Have Done for America That book has a whole chapter on M Carey Thomas which mentions her relationship with Mary Garrett This author is much wary of assigning labels or guessing at the nature of their relationship but I am happy that she mentioned it as a possibility Many of the other women she mentioned as their friends

  2. says:

    A must read for any Baltian or Marylander interested in the city's history this is a fascinating who's who of th

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