New PDF release: Another Sort of Pioneer, Mary Shipman Penrose

By Frances Copeland Stickles

the tale of a awesome girl and, via her, a desirable slice of yank background. Born in 1868 right into a popular Hartford, Connecticut, relations, Mary Shipman was once raised within the refined East -- yet together with her 1896 marriage to Stephen Penrose, a Congregational minister and president of the fledgling Whitman collage, she devoted herself to a lifestyles in what used to be nonetheless the western frontier. In small-town Walla Walla within the wheatlands of southeastern Washington, Mary raised six little ones, assisted her husband as he led Whitman collage to a spot of nationwide prominence between liberal arts schools, served as a countrywide chief of the YWCA stream because it labored vigorously to empower American ladies, and committed herself to various neighborhood civic efforts that profit the electorate of Walla Walla to this day.

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