Elizabeth Stuart Phelps Ward

Elizabeth Stuart Phelps Ward, born Mary Gray Phelps, (August 31, 1844 – January 28, 1911) was an American author and an early advocate of clothing reform for women, urging them to burn their corsets.

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... Between (1887) The struggle for Immortality (1889) with her husband, Come Forth (1891) Austin Phelps, A Memoir (1891) Donald Marcy (1893) A Singular ...

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