Advertising card : Article by Nora Blatch de Forest in the New York Sunday American. [Circa 1917-1918]

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Title

Advertising card : Article by Nora Blatch de Forest in the New York Sunday American. [Circa 1917-1918]

Description

Promotes the upcoming issue of the newspaper, the New York American, featuring an article on Nora Blatch de Forest's work as a civil engineer. This was part of a regular series on women written by Jean H. Norris.

Nora Stanton Blatch Barney was the daughter of Harriot Stanton Blatch and the granddaughter of Elizabeth Cady Stanton. She studied at Cornell University in New York, where she became the first woman in the United States to earn a degree in civil engineering. She was active in the suffrage movement and became the president of the Women's Political Union in 1915. After women won the right to vote in 1920, she worked toward the Equal Rights Amendment.

Date

[Circa 1917-1918]

Subject

Civil engineering
De Forest, Nora Blatch, 1883-1971
Norris, Jean H.
Women engineers
Women--Suffrage--New York

Creator

American

Language

English

Identifier

DOCU.1917.30

Coverage

New York

Original Format

Advertising cards

Physical Dimensions

14 x 8 cm.

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