On 2 June 1903, at around 10pm, 12-year-old Mary Lyon
returned to her home in Salisbury Street, Everton, after playing out.
In A Quiet Passion, for which Davies also wrote the screenplay, the filmmaker casts Dickinson as a rebel who as a girl (played by Emma Bell) boldly stands up to Holyoke Seminary's grim headmistress, Mary Lyon
They are Watson and the Shark; "Oh, Susanna;" "Mary Lyon
, Massachusetts;" William Howard Taft's drawers; Josephine Baker's banana skirt; V-J Day, 1945, Times Square; the Kinsey Reports; The Quiet American; "That Touch of Mink;" the Immigration Reform Act of 1965; and president Jimmy Carter's inaugural address.
's theory, now known as X inactivation, was proved correct and is fundamental to understanding many genetic diseases.
"Circle Mirror Transformation" is directed by Krisha Hoyt and features five local actors - Mary Helan Turner, Art Stoumbelis, Robert Hale, Angel Roy and Mary Lyon
Some of the most important women who helped to spread female teacher education were prominent women-teachers such as Emma Willard, Catharine Beecher, Zilpah Grant, and Mary Lyon
who had followed closely the development of Pestalozzi's methodology and used it in the curricula of their schools (Unger 2001, 843).
For example, Mary Lyon
's mission transcended Mount Holyoke and her death in 1849.
Green (1979), in the introduction of her book, Mary Lyon
and Mount Holyoke suggests that Mary Lyon
, (the founder of Mount Holyoke woman's institution, Massachusettes, in 1835), "An obscure young teacher, without money, wealthy patrons, or influential friends, ...
When Mary Lyon
first founded the female seminary in South Hadley, Massachusetts, her primary goal was to prepare women teachers to find respectable jobs so that they could change the world for the better.
Warren, the first dean of the Harvard Medical School), to education and health reformers (e.g., Mary Lyon
, Almira Hart Lincoln Phelps, Mary Gove Nichols, and Russell Trall), to purveyors of domestic advice (e.g., Lydia Maria Child and Catharine Beecher)--advanced gymnastics for U.S.