Antoinette Brown Blackwell


Antoinette Louisa Brown Blackwell born Henrietta, NY May 20, 1825 (d. 1921). Feminist, abolitionist, suffrage orator; author of books on science and philosophy; first woman Congregational Minister; mobbed at World's Temperance Convention 1843.


"The struggle for existence is but a perfected system of cooperations in which all sentient and unsentient forces mutually co-work in securing the highest ultimate for good." (Studies in General Science, 1869; photo Unit.-Universalists)