Blackwell, Alice Stone

Blackwell, Alice Stone,

1857–1950, American feminist, b. East Orange, N.J., grad. Boston Univ., 1881; daughter of Henry Brown BlackwellBlackwell, Henry Brown,
1825–1909, American reformer, b. Bristol, England; brother of Elizabeth Blackwell. He was an abolitionist and later, with his wife, Lucy Stone, a worker for woman suffrage.
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 and Lucy StoneStone, Lucy,
1818–93, reformer and leader in the women's rights movement, b. near West Brookfield, Mass., grad. Oberlin, 1847. In 1847 she gave her first lecture on women's rights, and the following year she was engaged by the Anti-Slavery Society as one of their regular
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. She was an editor (1881–1917) of the Woman's Journal, first as assistant to her parents and after their death as editor in chief. Among her works are a biography of her mother (1930) and anthologies of poetry translated from several languages.
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