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date: 21 August 2019

Harper, Ida Hustedlocked

(18 February 1851–14 March 1931)
  • Sandra Opdycke

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Harper, Ida Husted (18 February 1851–14 March 1931), suffragist and journalist, was born in Fairfield, Indiana, the daughter of John Husted, a saddler, and Cassandra Stoddard. When Ida was ten years old the Harpers moved to Muncie, Indiana, seeking a better school system. She graduated from the local high school and then entered Indiana University as a sophomore in 1868. A year later she withdrew from college to become a high school principal in Peru, Indiana....

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