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Amelia Bloomer, the Seneca Falls years

Nancy Louise Brown

Amelia Bloomer, the Seneca Falls years

a thesis in history

by Nancy Louise Brown

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bloomer, Amelia Jenks, -- 1818-1894.,,
  • Women"s rights -- United States -- History,
  • Temperance -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Nancy Louise Brown.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination190, [8] leaves :
    Number of Pages190
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22846120M

    Amelia Bloomer House is a historic home located at Seneca Falls in Seneca County, New York.. Description and history. It is a two-story, Italianate style frame dwelling built originally in and modified to its present style in the s. In , the house was modified to be a multiple dwelling. The home is notable as the residence of temperance advocate and women's rights leader Amelia Location: 53 E. Bayard St., Seneca Falls, New York. Amelia Bloomer () American feminist and champion of dress reform, wearing her new dress for women. This was the original from which Rational cycling dress for women grew. Bloomers was the name later applied to any baggy female nether garments. Wood engraving

      Amelia made this fashion switch when Libby came to Seneca Falls, New York to visit her cousin, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, who was Bloomer’s neighbor. 1 All three women used their voices to enact social change, particularly in the areas of women’s rights to better education, better pay, wider fields of employment, the right to vote, and dress. Amelia Bloomer and The Lily. In when Bloomer first began editing The Lily, the newspaper was to be a temperance journal. However, later on, it was to turn to the issue of women's rights. Elizabeth Cady Stanton is known to be a big influence on Bloomer and her writings in The n was her driving force to turn the newspaper toward the topic of women's rights.

      Amelia Bloomer should be remembered as one of the founding sisterhood of the women’s movement as an attendee of the Seneca Falls Convention, a lifelong suffrage and temperance reformer, a pioneering female journalist, and the first American woman to own and publish a newspaper. But she is not. Instead she is remembered for a fashion fad or, if you prefer, a radical . Amelia Bloomer should be remembered as one of the founding sisterhood of the women’s movement as an attendee of the Seneca Falls Convention, a lifelong suffrage and temperance reformer, a pioneering female journalist, and the first American woman to own and publish a newspaper. But she is not. Instead she is remembered for a fashion fad or, if you prefer, a radical attempt to reform.


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Amelia Bloomer, the Seneca Falls years by Nancy Louise Brown Download PDF EPUB FB2

InBloomer went to the Seneca Falls Women’s Rights Convention. The next year she created The Lily, a newspaper solely dedicated to women. At first, the newspaper only addressed the temperance movement, however due to demand the bi-weekly paper expanded to cover other news.

Amelia Bloomer (–) was a feminist, social reformer and women’s rights activist. Amelia Bloomer owned, edited and published the first newspaper for women, The Lily, in which she promoted abolition, temperance, women’s suffrage, higher education for women and marriage law reform. Although she did not create the women’s clothing style known as Bloomers, her name became associated with.

Bloomer attended but took no part in the Seneca Falls Convention organized by Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Amelia Bloomer in In January of the following year, however, she began a newspaper for women, probably the first to be edited entirely by a woman— The Lily: A Ladies Journal Devoted to Temperance and Literature —and opened its pages to women’s rights advocates as well as.

Amelia Bloomer Biography, Life, Interesting Facts. Amelia Bloomer, Amelia Bloomer was an activist for women's rights and temperance in the 19th century, She also influenced dress reform. Amelia Bloomer, Amelia Bloomer was an activist for women's rights and temperance in the 19th century, She also influenced dress reform.

InBloomer attended the Woman's Rights Convention at Seneca Falls. InBloomer began publishing her views on temperance and social issues in her own bi-weekly publication, The Lily.

While the newspaper initially focused on temperance, Bloomer came under the influence of temperance activist and suffragette Elizabeth Cady Stanton who Parents: Lucy Webb. Bloomer continued to publish The Lily in spite of waning support and even held the position of deputy postmistress in Seneca Falls.

When she and her husband moved to Mt Vernon, Ohio, inshe kept her newspaper, and aided him with the publication of his paper, the Western Home Bloomers remained in Mt Vernon for only a year, before Dexter decided to sell his paper and move to.

The book includes an author's note with detailed biographical information about Amelia Bloomer, whose life changed forever when Elizabeth Cady Stanton moved to Amelia's town, Seneca Falls, New York, making Seneca Falls the center of the women's s: On Apshe married Dexter Bloomer, an attorney.

He also edited a newspaper in Seneca Falls, New York, and Amelia wrote articles for this publication, especially articles concerning temperance and women's rights.

InBloomer attended the first women's rights convention in the United States, which was held in Seneca Falls. Earlier inPresident Millard Fillmore appointed Dexter Bloomer as postmaster of Seneca Falls.

Dexter appointed his wife as deputy postmaster and Amelia ran the post office for Dexter. The couple never had children of their own but often cared for the children of relatives who often lived with them for lengthy periods of time.

Amelia Jenks Bloomer (American National Biography) Scholarship Bloomer's early reform interest was confined primarily to the temperance movement, but she had long believed in the equality of women and men, striking the promise to obey from her marriage vows and attending the women's rights convention in Seneca Falls.

Amelia Jenks was born in Homer, NY in and moved to Seneca Falls, NY when she was six. In she married D.C. Bloomer. She soon became involved in the temperance movement and began writing articles for the press.

Amelia would go on to become a prolific writer. On January 1, Amelia began publishing The Lily in Seneca Falls, NY.

She married in Her husband, Dexter C. Bloomer, was an attorney. Following the model of others including Elizabeth Cady Stanton, the couple did not include the wife’s promise to obey in the marriage moved to Seneca Falls, New York, and he became the editor of the Seneca County Courier.

Amelia began writing for several local papers. Amelia Bloomer edited the first newspaper for women, The Lily. It was issued from until The newspaper began as a temperance journal.

Bloomer felt that as women lecturers were considered unseemly, writing was the best way for women to work for reform.

Inwhile living in Seneca Falls, New York, Amelia Bloomer began publishing The Lily, a newspaper devoted to suffrage, education, and temperance. After several years spent as a leading public figure of the women’s dress-reform movement, Bloomer moved with her husband to Mount Vernon, Ohio, and then to Council Bluffs, Iowa, where she stopped wearing the short dress and.

Amelia Bloomer-Douzable is on Facebook. Join Facebook to connect with Amelia Bloomer-Douzable and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power to. Bloomer’s newspaper, The Lily, began in in Seneca Falls, New York, where Bloomer lived after her marriage. The newspaper was initially focused on temperance, but under the guidance of Elizabeth Cady Stanton, a contributor to the newspaper, the focus.

Social Reformer. Born in New York and raised in a Presbyterian home, Bloomer received minimal formal education. At the age of 22, she married Quaker lawyer Dexter Bloomer, who was co-owner of the Seneca Falls County Courier.

He encouraged Amelia to become active in social issues and to write articles in the paper. She. I married Dexter Bloomer, a lawyer and owner of the Seneca Falls County Courier. He had a background in the Quaker area and encouraged me to write in the newspaper The Lily.

my contribution to women's rights and her feminist book" The Amelia Bloomer. Amelia Bloomer: | | | |Amelia Bloomer| | | | | ||| World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most.

Amelia Jenks Bloomer first came to Seneca Falls on Apas the day-old bride of newspaper editor and budding lawyer, Dexter Bloomer. She had been born in in Homer, New York, where she passed an uneventful childhood and received a rudimentary education in the local district school.

Bloomers got their name from a gal named Amelia Bloomer. Born in in New York, Amelia Bloomer was a suffragette and involved in the temperance movement. She married an editor and co-owner of the Seneca Falls County Courier. In Seneca Falls, Amelia became more involved in activism and wrote about the dangers of alcohol in her husband’s paper.InAmelia attended the first public Women’s Rights Convention in Seneca Falls, NY.

That same year she helped organize the first Ladies’ Temperance Society and created a newspaper for women. Amelia Bloomer became the sole owner, editor, publisher of The Lily for the next 5 years, molding it into one of the most influential publications.At 22, she married Dexter Bloomer, who encouraged her to write a column for the local newspaper he owned.

In Bloomer attended the first women’s rights convention in Seneca Falls, and after a year, she became the publisher and editor of The Lily – the first newspaper by and for women.