Biography of Lenna Frances Cooper (1875-1961)

William Shurtleff, Akiko AoyagiISBN: 1-928914-99-0

Publication Date: 2018 May 19

Number of References in Bibliography: 635

Earliest Reference: 1875

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Background: The evolution of the internet since about the year 2000 has transformed our ability to do research, and many historical resources have been digitized and can now be accessed in a way that was not possible in 2000.
The life of Lenna F. Cooper exemplified many of the major changes that took place in the lives of women in American society during her lifetime. During the last half of the 1800s, in what came to be known as the “cult of true womanhood/domesticity,” women were seen as wives and mothers, whose place was in the home, submissive to their husbands.
Around the year 1900 this began to change with new trends: (1) Delayed marriage. (2) Fewer children per couple. (3) Hiring of domestic servants. (4) Rise in levels of education for women including college. (5) Entrance of women into the paid workforce.
Two new occupations opened to women: teaching and nursing; Lenna F. Cooper did both.
During the Progressive Era (ca. 1900-1920), a.....

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