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Antoinette Louisa (Brown) 1825–1921, U.S. clergywoman, abolitionist, and women’s-rights activist.
Elizabeth, 1821–1910, U.S. physician, born in England: first woman physician in the U.S.
Henry Brown, 1825?–1909, U.S. editor, abolitionist, and suffragist, born in England (husband of Lucy Stone).
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Historical Examples

Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, vol. LXVIII, Sept. 1910 James H. Brace, Francis Mason and S. H. Woodard
The Four Million

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The Secret of Casa Grande Helen Randolph
Crooked Trails and Straight William MacLeod Raine
The Mystery of Carlitos Helen Randolph

British-born American physician who was the first woman doctor in the United States. In 1851 she founded an infirmary for women and children in New York City that her sister Emily Blackwell (1826-1910), also a physician, directed. Emily Blackwell was the first woman doctor to perform major surgeries on a regular basis.


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