Perry, Belle McArthur >>
Title Lucinda Hinsdale Stone : Her Life Story and Reminiscences
Book Condition Very Good+
Edition First Edition
Publisher Detroit: Blinn Publishing Company; 1902
1165045591 / 9781165045594
Seller ID 20026
369 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Hardcover, dark blue cloth, gilt lettering, [xiv] + 369 pages, b/w sketch of Hinsdale coat of arms in text, b/w portrait photos of Lucinda Stone and her husband Dr. James Andrus Blinn Stone on glossy plates. Text includes tribute from the Rev. Caroline Bartlett Crane, pioneer woman minister of People’s Church of Kalamazoo. ; Amazonuyers please note: This is an actul book from 1902. We are sorry that Amazon forces us to list it on a page for fake books. ; Written by Belle McArthur Perry, president, Michigan State Federation of Women's Clubs. Introduction by Ellen M. Henrotin, former president same. Published by Detroit: Blinn Publishing Company. ; Staunch early activist for women's rights and abolition, Lucinda Stone was instrumental in admitting women to Kalamazoo College and to University of Michigan. In her later years she organized Ladies Library Association, Twentieth Century Club, Michigan Federation of Women’s Clubs, Women’s Press Association and other groundbreaking achievements. ; Book shows almost no signs of use. Front flyleaf dated 1955 and inscribed at length and SIGNED by J. Blinn Stone, grandson of Lucinda Hinsdale Stone and publisher of book. Item laid in: Memo card from Reilly, Brooks & Stone Company, Detroit, circa 1955, no marks.