The Isabella Beecher Hooker project

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Published by KTO Microform] in [Millwood, N.Y .

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  • United States

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  • Hooker, Isabella Beecher, 1822-1907 -- Archives,
  • Hooker, John, 1816-1901 -- Correspondence,
  • Women"s rights -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Sources,
  • Women -- Suffrage -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Sources,
  • Suffragists -- United States -- Archives

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ContributionsHooker, Isabella Beecher, 1822-1907., Hooker, John, 1816-1901., Margolis, Anne Throne., Mair, Margaret Granville., Stowe-Day Foundation., Stowe-Day Foundation.
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LC ClassificationsHQ1413.H65, Microfiche 84/2026 (H)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination144 microfiches
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2929784M
LC Control Number84165333

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Get this from a library. The Isabella Beecher Hooker project: a microfiche edition of her papers and suffrage-related correspondence owned by the Stowe-Day Foundation.

[Anne Throne Margolis; Margaret Granville Mair; Stowe-Day Foundation.]. "Isabella Beecher Hooker was at the heart of 19th-century America, but the abolitionist, suffragette and spiritualist has mostly fallen through the cracks of history.

Isabella's half brother (Henry Ward Beecher) and half-sister (Harriet Beecher Stowe) were two of the most influential figures of their time, and in a family that believed being a Cited by: 1.

Additional information at Isabella Beecher Hooker ( –) was a leader, feminist, lecturer and activist in the American Suffragist movement. The Isabella Beecher Hooker project. [Millwood, N.Y: KTO Microform] MLA Citation. Hooker, Isabella Beecher.

and Hooker, John. and Margolis, Anne Throne. and Mair, Margaret Granville. and Stowe-Day Foundation. and Stowe-Day Foundation. The Isabella Beecher Hooker project [microform] KTO Microform] [Millwood, N.Y Australian/Harvard.

This is a heartfelt book on such an unusual woman. Susan Campbell does a wonderful job balancing Isabella's spirit and reputation. I also enjoyed comments on John Hooker. Wonderful scholarship and a satisfying read about such a spirited woman.

Thank you, Susan, for this book/5. Born in Litchfield inIsabella Beecher Hooker was a fascinating woman. The daughter of well-known preacher, Lyman Beecher, Isabella grew up in a family full of powerful and influential people. Her father, Lyman Beecher, was a distinguished minister who preached throughout country about the perils of intemperance.

Her eldest sister. Mary Beecher Hooker was the eldest, followed by Alice Beecher Hooker and the youngest and final child of Isabella and John Hooker, Edward Beecher Hooker. Isabella managed to keep sets of journals recording her everyday struggles throughout her domestic life where she illustrated the level of devotion she gave toward raising her children.

InHartford suffragist and medium Isabella Beecher Hooker reordered in her diary a vibrant conversation with her husband, John Hooker. John had told Isabella he should have been firmer in silencing her public opinions regarding her brother Henry Ward Beecher’s guilt.

Yet Isabella Beecher Hooker does not inhabit many historical records. She is mentioned only briefly, and often accompanied by the dismissive qualifier, “eccentric.” Isabella Beecher Hooker was the younger half-sister of Harriet Beecher Stowe.

Her family raised her to be a “Fabulous Beecher”—to believe that she had a destiny to fulfill. Isabella Beecher Hooker (–) Isabella Beecher Hooker was born in Litchfield, Connecticut, on Febru A member of the famous Beecher family, her father was the renowned minister Lyman Beecher, her brother was the Reverend Henry Ward Beecher, and her half-sisters were educational reformer Catharine Beecher and author/activist Harriet Beecher Stowe.

March 5th, Join the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center as we welcome author, journalist, and professor, Susan Campbell, who will discuss her book Tempest-Tossed: The Spirit of Isabella Beecher Hooker, a biography of Isabella Beecher Hooker. Isabella Beecher Hooker [Note: Much of the following narrative is in quotation marks because it is taken from an article written by Isabella Beecher Hooker in Connecticut Magazine, IX (May ) entitled "The Last of the Beechers: Memories on my Eighty-Third Birthday."].

And then there was Isabella Beecher Hooker—“a curiously modern nineteenth-century figure.” She was a leader in the suffrage movement, and a mover and shaker in Hartford’s storied Nook Farm neighborhood and salon.

But there is more to the story—to Isabella’s character—than that. Isabella was an ardent Spiritualist. The Isabella Beecher Hooker materials that we added to our collections, which already included other Isabella and John Hooker materials, was announced and publicized beginning in March of These materials represent new insights, new information, and new stories relating to the day-to-day struggles of women like Susan B.

Anthony, Elizabeth. Harriet and Isabella, Patricia O'Brian Harriet Beecher Stowe and Isabella Beecher Hooker were sisters and part of the famous Beecher clan of the 19th Century. Their father was a famous hail and brimstone preacher, and their brother, Henry Ward Beecher, became famous for moving away from his father's vision of God and preaching about a loving /5().

Isabella's last appearance before the General Assembly to present the voting bill was in Death. Isabella Beecher Hooker was at the side of her half-sister Harriet Beecher Stowe when she died at her Hartford home in Hooker was crippled by a stroke on Januand died twelve days later. - Summary: Informal portrait, full-length, seated outside on chairs, Isabella Beecher Hooker, wearing dress, shawl, and cap, holding piece of paper in right hand and looking over at John Hooker, seated to her right, with legs crossed, wearing suit and tie, with book in his lap and looking out into the distance.

by Isabella Beecher Hooker American Women's Rights Pioneer. An address before the International Council of Women in Washington, D.C.

on Ma a verdict recorded on high in the Book of Everlasting judgments. Isabella Beecher Hooker was crippled by a stroke on Janu and died twelve days later at age Isabella Beecher Hooker devoted her life to fighting for the rights of women.

While she died more than a decade before the Nineteenth Amendment was ratified, Hooker’s participation in the women’s rights movement saw it transformed from. "Isabella Beecher Hooker was at the heart of 19th-century America, but the abolitionist, suffragette and spiritualist has mostly fallen through the cracks of history.

Older sister Harriet Beecher Stowe was the author of Uncle Tom's Cabin. Brother Henry Ward Beecher was one of America's most influential ministers, and sister Catherine Beecher wrote pivotal works on women's rights and educational reform.

And then there was Isabella Beecher Hooker—"a curiously modern nineteenth-century figure.". - Isabella Beecher Hooker A historian once wrote that the kindest thing he could say about Isabella Beecher Hooker was "she must have been a little mad." In a family letter, Harriet once called.

Isabella Beecher Hooker, of Litchfield and Hartford, was involved in the suffrage movement in its early days. Married to John Hooker, a lawyer and abolitionist, she joined Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B.

Anthony as a member of the National Woman’s Suffrage Association in View the profiles of people named Isabella Hooker. Join Facebook to connect with Isabella Hooker and others you may know.

Facebook gives people the power. Isabella Beecher was a daughter of the Reverend Lyman Beecher and a half sister of Henry Ward Beecher, Catharine Beecher, and Harriet Beecher was educated mainly in schools founded by Catharine.

In she married John Hooker, a law student and descendant of Thomas Hooker, the founder of lived in Farmington, Connecticut, for 10 years and then returned to Hartford. Book Sources: Isabella Beecher Hooker A selection of books/e-books available in Trible Library.

Click the title for location and availability information. Off campus access instructions (for e-books) The Limits of Sisterhood by Jeanne Boydston; Mary Kelley; Anne Margolis.

Call Number: HQU6 B69 A Final Look at Isabella Beecher Hooker and her Effect on Women’s Suffrage. Isabella Beecher Hooker suffrage related activities did not come to a halt until her death in She continued to lobby on both state and national levels, even though poor health complicated her ambitions.

More than that, though, she has lived and worked to bring readers testimony about the feel of phenomena important to Isabella Beecher Hooker. Brought up in the religiously conservative midwest, Campbell remembers a visit to a then-still-extant hydropathic spa as a young woman, to convey some of the atmosphere Beecher Hooker sought for refreshment.

Download the Book:Tempest-Tossed: The Spirit Of Isabella Beecher Hooker PDF For Free, Preface: Tempest-Tossed is the first full biography of the passiona. Biographical History. Harriet Beecher Stowe () was an American abolitionist and author, best known for her book Uncle Tom's Cabin which depicted the life of slaves in the American South.

Her younger sister Isabella Beecher Hooker () was a leader, lecturer and activist in the fight for women's suffrage in the United States.

Harriet Beecher Stowe, Isabella Beecher Hooker’s half-sister and the author of the famous abolitionist novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin, was one of the family members who criticized Beecher Hooker. A letter she writes in September to John Hooker shows the immense amount of pressure Isabella Beecher Hooker was under to declare her brother innocent.

The first podcast is Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Susan Campbell reading excerpts from her book Tempest Tossed: The Spirit of Isabella Beecher Hooker. 01 The 19th Amendment #1 The second podcast in the triptych explores racial injustice in protest and organizing leading up to and onward for another forty years.

Meet Isabella Beecher Hooker: one of Connecticut’s suffragettes Wednesday, February 26 at pm - pm Tempest-Tossed is the first full biography of the passionate, fascinating youngest daughter of the “Fabulous Beecher” family—one of America’s most high-powered families of the nineteenth century.

Celebrate the Suffrage Centennial and join us for our first sewing circle to sew a replica of Isabella Beecher Hooker’s American suffrage Phrygian-style hat. Find a Grave, database and images (: accessed), memorial page for Isabella Beecher Hooker (22 Feb –25 Jan ), Find a Grave Memorial no.citing Cedar Hill Cemetery, Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave.

Isabella Beecher Hooker (–) was a profound influence on the suffrage movement through her close work with Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and the National Woman Suffrage Association (NWSA); only recently has her life and contributions to the suffrage movement begun to be examined in depth.

Harriet and Isabella (Book): O'Brien, Patricia: Baker & TaylorA novelization based on a nineteenth-century sex scandal traces how the downfall of Henry Ward Beecher divided the nation and severed the loving relationship between his sisters, author Harriet Beecher Stowe and suffragist Isabella Beecher & TaylorA novelization based on a sex scandal surrounding the famous late.

Harriet Beecher Stowe became world famous as the author of Uncle Tom&’s Cabin. And Isabella Beecher Hooker was an outspoken advocate for women&’s rights.

This engrossing book is a joint biography of the sisters, whose lives spanned the full course of the nineteenth century. And then there was Isabella Beecher Hooker—"a curiously modern nineteenth-century figure." She was a leader in the suffrage movement, and a mover and shaker in Hartford's storied Nook Farm neighborhood and salon.

But there is more to the story—to Isabella's character—than that. Isabella was an ardent Spiritualist. Beecher was the eldest daughter in one of the most remarkable families of the 19th century.

She was the daughter of Lyman Beecher as well as the sister of Edward and Henry Ward Beecher and Harriet Beecher Stowe and the half sister of Isabella Beecher Hooker, to name only the most prominent of her grew up in an atmosphere of learning but, because she was female, did not receive.

kentucky women's book festival; take our daughters and sons to work; wear red day; susan brownell anthony; alice stone blackwell; harriot stanton blatch ; inez milholland boissevain; lucy burns; laura clay; anna elizabeth dickinson; abigail scott duniway; charlotte anna perkins stetson gilman; francis ellen watkins harper; isabella beecher.The Connecticut Woman Suffrage Association (CWSA) was founded on Octoby Isabella Beecher Hooker and Frances Ellen Burr at Connecticut's first suffrage convention.

Its main goal was to persuade the Connecticut General Assembly to ratify the 19th amendment, giving women in Connecticut the right to hout its 52 years of existence, the CWSA helped to pass local legislation.To the Merrows, the University of Rochester seemed like a natural fit to house this new collection, already the home to the John and Isabella Beecher Hooker papers and the Susan B.

Anthony collection.

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