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Monday, July 31, 2006

"Let us live while we live, and snatch each
fleeting moment of truth and love and beauty."
~Sarah Bradford Ripley born this day in 1793

Jane Currie Blaikie Hoge, not only was she a
nurse to the Union soldiers; she recuited others
to do the same. She later wrote a memoir of her
experiences in the Civil war, "The Boys In
Blue." Born this day in 1811.

Founder of Bradley Polytechnic Institute in 1896
in honor of her children; Lydia Moss Bradley was
a great business woman, a millionaire of her time,
she used her fortune for education of women and men.
Born this day in 1916.

Amelia Stone Quinton was a social activist and advocate
for Native Americans rights. She helped create the Women
National Indian Association in 1883. And the Dawes Severalty
Act of 1887. Ms. Quinton was born this day in 1833.

Helen Barrett Montgomery, President of Woman's
Association of Baptist Foreign Missions Society;
a suffrgist Ms. Montgomery was an advocate for
women rights in Mission work and wrote books
about her experiences which raised money for
her vision of women's rights throughout the
world. Born this day in 1861.

Mary Vaux Walcott painted the 400 some
watercolours for the book, "North American
Wild Flowers" published 1925. She was
born this day in 1861.