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When They Were Girls

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Jane Addams, Susan B. Anthony, Clara Barton, Frances Burnett, Julia Howe, Hellen Keller, and Harriet Beecher Stowe are some of the influencial women in our history whose lives and accomplishments are covered in this little book. "When They Were Girls contains the stories of a group of American women, each one of whom occupies a very important place in her particular field. The stories of these women have been written many times before. We feel, however, that in this book you possibly may find that their stories have been written in a little different way. Our desire has been to bring very closely to the attention of our many readers some of the outstanding characteristics in the girlhoods of these women, and to show the relationship between these qualities in girlhood and the achievements of adult life." - Summary by author (2 hr 56 min)


Editor's Introduction


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Jane Addams - The Girl Who Became a Neighbor to the Needy


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Louisa M. Alcott - Whose Stories of Real Life Are a Delight to Girls and Boys


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Susan B. Anthony - Who Worked for Sixty Years to Secure Rights for Women


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Clara Barton - The Girl Who Unfurled the First American Red Cross Flag


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Amy Marcy Cheney Beach - The Girl Who Made Melodies


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Cecilia Beaux - Whose Paint Brush Has Brought Her Fame


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Evangeline Booth - The Girl Who Lived the Meaning of Her Name


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Frances Hodgson Burnett - The Girl Who Loved Stories and Wrote Them


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Katharine Bement Davis - The Girl Who Has Helped to Straighten Twisted Lives


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Grace Hoadley Dodge - The Girl Who Worked for Working Girl


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Alice Cunningham Fletcher - The Girl Who Befriended the Red Man


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Louise Homer - Who Believes that Hard Work Is the Secret of Her Success as a Si…


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Harriet Goodhue Hosmer - The Girl Who Loved Art More Than Ease


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Julia Ward Howe - Whose Battle Hymn Sang Itself into the Hearts of a Nation


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Helen Keller - The Deaf and Blind Girl Who Found Light and Happiness Through K…


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Maria Mitchell - The Girl Who Studied the Stars


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Alice Freeman Palmer -The Girl Who Guided College Girls


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Maud Powell - The Girl Whose Violin Spread Afar the Message of Music


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Ellen H. Richards -A Scientist Who Helped Home-Makers


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Elizabeth Cady Stanton - The Girl Who Helped to Draft Woman’s Declaration of In…


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Harriet Beecher Stowe - The Girl Whose Story of Slavery Aroused The Whole World


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Kate Douglas Wiggin - Who Put the Joy of Living into Her Books


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Frances E. Willard - The Girl Who Fought the Dragon, Drink


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Ella Flagg Young - Whose Slogan Was “Better Schools for Girls and Boys”


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