Thursday, October 11, 2018

Reading - 18C American Woman with a Book

1770 Cosmo Alexander (American colonial era artist, 1724-1772) Margaret Stiles Manning with an open book

Bard College’s Joel Perlmann and Boston College’s Dennis Shirley write, “Half the women born around 1730 were illiterate; virtually all the women born around 1810 were literate.”