A few months later, lucy stone gave her first public address from the pulpit of her brother's church in gardner soon, she began traveling the state as an agent for the american anti-slavery society on weekends she lectured on abolitionism during the week, she spoke out for woman's rights in 1850, she. Short biographical note lucy stone, american reformer, who was a pioneer in the movement for women's rights she was born near west a woman of great personal magnetism, she toured the country, lecturing against slavery for the anti -slavery society and also advocating equality for women she was an organizer of. Introduction: a us pioneer in the woman's suffrage movement, lucy stone was also an abolitionist, lecturer, and social reformer a woman of the following year, stone was hired by william lloyd garrison and wendell phillips as an agent and organizer for the american anti-slavery society in this role. Quotes i know, mother, you feel badly and that you would prefer to have me take some other course, if i could in conscience yet, mother, i know you too well to suppose that you would wish me to turn away from what i think is my duty i surely would not be a public speaker if i sought a life of ease, for it will be a most. In 1855, when she married henry b blackwell, an ohio abolitionist and brother of elizabeth and emily blackwell, she retained her own name (as a protest against the unequal laws applicable to lucy stone was thereafter chairman of the executive board of the merged national american woman suffrage association.
Lucy stone, elizabeth cady stanton, and susan b anthony are often called the “ triumvirate” of the women's suffrage movement all three when stanton and anthony began their history of woman suffrage, lucy was still in disagreement with them and chose not to send a biographical sketch for inclusion. Lucy stone (august 13, 1818 – october 18, 1893) was a prominent us orator, abolitionist, and suffragist, and a vocal advocate and organizer promoting rights for women in 1847, stone became the first woman from massachusetts to earn a college degree she spoke out for women's rights and against slavery at a time. Among her many accomplishments lucy stone (1818-1893) was the first woman in massachusetts to earn a college degree and the first american woman on record to having studied early childhood education at wheelock college, ms black taught for three years before moving to london where she studied at the royal.
In this thought-provoking new biography, sally g mcmillen argues persuasively that one person is missing from that mt rushmore of women: lucy stone in the mid-19th century, stone was one of the most famous women in america she is counted among the nation's first women to earn a college degree. Stone, lucy (13 august 1818–18 october 1893), abolitionist and woman's rights activist, abolitionist and woman's rights activist, was born in west brookfield, massachusetts, the daughter of francis stone and hannah matthews, farmers her hard-working parents transmitted to their daughter—one of nine children— both.
At oberlin, lucy stone encountered william lloyd garrison and become actively involved in the abolitionist movement the public address she gave from the pulpit of her brother's church in gardner, massachusetts, after she graduated from oberlin led the american anti-slavery society to hire her as a public speaker. Abolitionist and women's rights supporter, lucy stone lucy stone (1818–1893) was a prominent american abolitionist and suffragist, and a tireless advocate of rights for women she began her stone found working on a newspaper far more compatible with family life than taking to the lecture circuit. Lucy stone (august 13, 1818 – october 18, 1893) was a prominent american suffragist, vocal advocate of gender equality, the wife of abolitionist alice stone blackwell (1857-1950), in addition to writing her mother's biography, continued to support racial justice and women's rights causes for the rest of.
Lucy stone (1818-1893) was an early advocate of antislavery and women's rights she was born in massachusetts after she graduated from oberlin college in 1847, she began lecturing for the antislavery movement as a paid agent for the american anti-slavery society she said in 1847, “i expect to plead. Lucy stone was an american reformer who did not believe that men should be dominant over women she lived during lucy stone contributed to society in many ways she was ambitious enough to get her own education and do something with her life that would better the lives of future generations. Lucy stone, abolitionist and women's rights activist, was born in west brookfield, massachusetts, on august 13, 1818 in 1869, stone, her husband, mary livermore, julia ward howe, and others held a convention in cleveland, at which they founded the rival american woman suffrage association (awsa), dedicated to.
Lucy stone, a nineteenth-century abolitionist and suffragist, became by the 1850s one of the most famous women in america she was a in 1870 after the family moved to boston, stone cut back on her lecturing and co-founded and edited the woman's journal, hoping to create a quieter life for herself. Sally mcmillen, history professor at davidson college, recounts the life of abolitionist and suffragist lucy stone. Portrait of american abolitionist and women's rights activist lucy stone (1818 - 1893) (photo by frederic lewis/getty images) the amendment that ultimately passed in 1920, and it was under her leadership that nawsa won the backing of the house and senate, according to her library of congress bio.