Josephine Newcomb – Bringing Women Out of Victorian Parlors

By | July 16th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized, Victorian Era, Women's History|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Josephine Newcomb, Forward-thinking Philanthropist Josephine Louise Lo Monnier was born on Halloween, 1816, in Baltimore, Maryland. Her father was a wealthy businessman and she was educated mostly in France. However, the family's fortune declined after the death of her mother in 1831. She ended up living in New Orleans where her older sister settled after [...]