Louisa May Alcott: Her Life, Letters, and Journals
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About the Author
Ednah Dow Cheney (1824-1904), who edited and annotated "Louisa May Alcott: Her Life, Letters, and Journals," was a writer, reformer, philanthropist, abolitionist and champion of women's rights. She helped recruit Boston teachers for freedmen's schools in the South after the Civil War, was vice president of the Massachusetts Woman Suffrage Association, was vice president of the New England's Women's Club, and was secretary of the New England Hospital for Women and Children. Cheney lectured widely, including at the Concord School of Philosophy on the history of art.