Sarah Josepha Hale – 19th Century Influencer Part 2

By | November 8th, 2016|Categories: Fashion, Uncategorized, Victorian Era, Women's History|Tags: , |

Sarah Josepha Hale – Poet, Novelist, Editor Within five years of David's death, Sarah published a novel, Northwood. In the novel, she describes the character and manners of New Englanders. One of the traditions she described in her book is very familiar to Americans. Baker shares Sarah's words with us. ”The table, covered with a [...]

Sarah Josepha Hale – 19th Century Influencer Part 1

By | November 5th, 2016|Categories: Fashion, Uncategorized, Victorian Era, Women's History|Tags: , , , , , |

Becoming Sarah Josepha Hale I was researching Godey's Lady's Book for a blog post and found Sarah Josepha Hale who was a large part of the success of this 19th-century publication. She also advocated for girls' education reform (although she was not a suffragist) and the establishment of Thanksgiving as a national holiday through her [...]