Women

The Lady Journalist

At the turn of the century, women’s print culture exploded. Between increasing literacy and decreasing costs of printing, and the desire to circulate knowledge and ideas, the number of women entering journalism and starting newspapers and magazines changed the landscape of a predominantly male field. This isn’t to say that women weren’t marginalized in the …

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Education

Women’s Colleges & Universities: Somerville College

The agitation for education for all classes, also extended to higher education for women. At Oxford, lectures and classes were started for women in 1873, and examinations were instituted for them two years later. In 1878, a group of English liberals formed the Association for the Higher Education of Women, whose aims were pretty self-explanatory. …

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Fashion Women

The Tailor-Made

Probably this season’s revolution in gown designs has aroused no stronger interest in any point than in regard to tailor-made dresses…the desire to go around with as little luggage as possible, gives special interest to the tailor gown as the most suitable all-around costume yet invented for women. With the help of fancy blouses, dainty …

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