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Martha Carey Thomas
(1857-1935) born on
Jan 02
US educator, feminist. She championed excellence in higher education for women; helped found, and then was the first dean and president of Bryn Mawr College.
         
   
F
One thing I am determined on is that by the time I die my brain shall weigh as much as a man's if study and learning can make it so.

R
. . . a woman can be a woman and a true one without having all her time engrossed by dress and society.
A
My one aim and concentrated purpose shall be and is to show that women can learn, can reason, can compete with men in the grand fields of literature and science . . .
N
It is the next step forward on the path to the sunrise, and the sun is rising over a new heaven and a new earth.
K
The man's world must become a man's and a woman's world. Why are we afraid?
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Carey Thomas of Bryn Mawr," ch. 2, by Edith Finch, 1947.
R: In "Carey Thomas of Bryn Mawr," ch. 1, by Edith Finch, 1947.
A: In "Carey Thomas of Bryn Mawr," ch. 1, by Edith Finch, 1947.
N: Address, North American Woman Suffrage Association, Buffalo, New York, Oct 1908.
K: Address, North American Woman Suffrage Association, Buffalo, New York, Oct 1908.
   


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