03-12 TABLE of CONTENTS:
QUOTE by Elizabeth Cady Stanton.
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03-12 DATES, ANNIVERSARIES, and EVENTS
B. 03-12-1862, Jane Delano, nurse and administrator, head of Army Nurse Corps. Delano saved thousands of lives by recognizing the mosquito as the carrier of Yellow Fever before the famed experiments by Reed. This dedicated American nurse and teacher was the recipient (posthumously) of the U.S. Distinguished Service Medal.
B. 03-12-1906, Gracie Bowers Pfost, U.S. Representative, Idaho.
B. 03-12-1911, Alice-Leone Moats, foreign correspondent for Collier's magazine. Had a well publicized series of argument with the American Ambassador to Russia Laurence A. Steinhart with the most famous statement being: "Oh, Laurence, don't give me that! Remember I was brought up in a household where an ambassador is something you invite when you need a fourteenth for dinner."
B. 03-12-1912, Kylie Tennant wrote realistically about vile Australian slums during the depression.
Event 03-12-1912, Girl Scouts founded by Juliette Gordon Low.
QUOTES DU JOUR
STANTON, ELIZABETH CADY:
"Though woman needs the protection of one man against his whole sex, in pioneer life, in threading her way through a lonely forest, on the highway, or in the streets of the metropolis on a dark night, she sometimes needs, too, the protection of all men against this one."
-- Elizabeth Cady Stanton, History of Woman Suffrage.
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