In Her Own Right

Mariana Wright Chapman speech, "A Plea for Simplicity"

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Date created 1895
Creator Chapman, Mariana W. (Mariana Wright), 1843-1907
Description Delivered in 1895 at the anniversary luncheon of the Monday Afternoon Club of Plainfield, New Jersey. Advocates simple living on the grounds that "superfluities" are physically, mentally, and morally draining to those around them. Discusses simplicity in furniture, fashion, speech, and motherhood. Missing page 12.
Size 16 pages
Type text
Subjects Simplicity | Women orators
Geographical location Plainfield (N.J.)
Language English
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Local Identifier A00183883

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