Alice Stone Blackwell (1857 - 1950)

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Birthplace: East Orange, NJ, USA
Death: Died in Cambridge, MA, USA
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About Alice Stone Blackwell

Alice Stone Blackwell

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Born September 14, 1857, East Orange, New Jersey

Died March 15, 1950 (aged 92), Cambridge, Massachusetts


Resting place Forest Hills Cemetery, Boston, Massachusetts [1]


Nationality American


Alma mater Boston University

Political movement


Feminism Radical socialism[2]


Parents


Lucy Stone and Henry Browne Blackwell

Relatives


Elizabeth Blackwell (aunt)


Alice Stone Blackwell (September 14, 1857 – March 15, 1950) was an American feminist, journalist and human rights advocate.

Contents 1 Biography 2 Publications 3 References 4 External links


Biography


[illustration:] Blackwell holding a copy of "Woman's Journal", around 1910.

Alice Stone Blackwell The daughter of Henry Brown Blackwell and Lucy Stone, she was born in East Orange, New Jersey.


Alice was educated at the Harris Grammar School in Dorchester, the Chauncy School in Boston and at Boston University where she graduated from in 1881 at age 24. She belonged to Phi Beta Kappa Society. She was an editor (1881–1917) of the Woman's Journal, the major publication of the women's rights movement at that time, first as assistant to her parents and after their deaths as editor in chief.[3]


From 1890 to 1908 Alice Stone Blackwell was the National American Woman Suffrage Association's (NAWSA) recording secretary and in 1909 and 1910 one of the national auditors. She was also prominent in Woman's Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) activities.


In 1903 she reorganized the Society of Friends of Russian Freedom (SAFRF) in Boston.


In later life, Alice went blind. [4]


Publications

Growing Up in Boston's Gilded Age: The Journal of Alice Stone Blackwell, 1872-1874 Lucy Stone: Pioneer of Woman's Rights (published 1930, reprinted 1971) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alice_Stone_Blackwell

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Alice Stone Blackwell's Timeline

1857
September 14, 1857
East Orange, NJ, USA
1950
March 15, 1950
Age 92
Cambridge, MA, USA