Lydia Maria Child: Woman Crush Wednesday

Join us on this Woman Crush Wednesday discussion of Lydia Maria Child, one of nineteenth-century America’s most courageous abolitionists. She started her career as a beloved and self-sufficient female author of children’s literature. But in 1833, Child shocked her readers by publishing the first book-length argument against slavery in the United States. Dr. Lydia Moland explains how she eventually drew untold numbers to the abolitionist cause, becoming one of the foremost authors and activists of her generation. Episode 487

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