What's New: July 2022

July 28, 2022

This update features five new biographies, including the “Godmother of Title IX” Bernice “Bunny” Sandler; Boston civil rights activist Florida Ruffin Ridley; scholar and suffragist Grace Raymond Hebard; Lola Maverick Lloyd, an activist who fused feminism and pacifism; and Julia Tarrant Barron, Alabama philanthropist and college founder.

Barron, Julia Tarrant (18 Dec. 1805–5 Feb. 1890), philanthropist and college founder
Hebard, Grace Raymond (2 July 1861–11 Oct. 1936), feminist, historian, college professor, and suffragist
Lloyd, Lola Maverick (24 Nov. 1875–25 July 1944),  pacifist and feminist
Ridley, Florida Ruffin (29 Jan. 1861–25 Feb. 1943), civil rights activist
Sandler, Bernice Resnick (3 Mar. 1928–5 Jan. 2019), psychologist, educational consultant, and feminist activist

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