Cynthia Barker
Ruhamah Hayes
Hannah Longbon
Mary Steinhauer
Mary Chase
Sophia Chase
Amelia Bloomer
Related Links


D.C. Bloomer. Life and Writings of Amelia Bloomer. New York: Schocken Books, 1975.

Emily Foster, ed. The Ohio Frontier: An Anthology of Early Writings. Lexington, Kentucky: University Press of Kentucky, 1996.

Andrew Richmond. The Papers of Philander Chase Project.

Laura Chase Smith. The Life of Philander Chase. New York: E.P. Dutton & Company, 1903.

Barbara Welter. Dimity Convictions: The American Woman in the Nineteenth Century. Athens, Ohio: Ohio University Press, 1976.

Chase Family Papers. Greenslade Special Collections. Olin/Chalmers Libraries. Kenyon College. Gambier, Ohio.

Sophia May Chase: A Remarkable Woman of the Nineteenth Century.

Women's Issues.

This site was researched, collected, and presented by Jessica Paige Kerley, K'01, as a project for Professor Jan Thomas, Department of Sociology, Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio, for the spring semester, 2001.


Jan Thomas, Professor of Sociology, Kenyon College

Andrew Richmond, Editor, Papers of Philander Chase

Hollie Rice, Reference Assistant, Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County

Carol Marshall, Reading Room Coordinator, Kenyon College Archives



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