Ballots, Bloomers & Marmalade


Ballots, Bloomers & Marmalade: the life of Elizabeth Smith Miller

by Dr. Norman Dann PhD

Elizabeth Smith Miller was a modern woman in an era when being either modern or feminine was cause for criticism. She concerned herself with the traditional elements of 19th century American life, her book In The Kitchen became a staple in many households. Her work on dress reform for women resulted in bloomer's the scandalous style that became a signature look for women's right advocates. Her work on women suffrage in support of Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Staton fave her national prominence.

pages 185

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