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Greenwood, Grace, 1823-1904

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Personal name headingGreenwood, Grace, 1823-1904
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Variant(s)Clarke, Sarah J. (Sarah Jane), 1823-1904
Author of Harry Brightside, 1823-1904
Harry Brightside, Author of, 1823-1904
Lippincott, L. K., Mrs., 1823-1904
Lippincott, L. K., Mr., 1823-1904
Lippincott, Sara Jane Clarke, 1823-1904
Biography/History noteIndividual was an abolitionist.
Associated countryUnited States
Birth date18230923
Death date19040420
Place of birthPompey (N.Y. : Town)
Place of deathNew Rochelle (N.Y.)
Field of activityAntislavery movements
Profession or occupationPoets Journalists
Found inHer Bonnie Scotland, 1872: t.p. (Grace Greenwood)
Ohio archaeological and historical publications, 1925: v. 34, p. 203 (Sarah J. Clarke)
Her Nelly the gipsy girl, 1863: t.p. (Author of Harry Brightside)
Lippincott, L.K. Old Wonder-eyes, 1857: t.p. (Mrs. L.K. Lippincott (Grace Greenwood))
Lippincott, L.K. Old Wonder-eyes, 1862: t.p. (Mr. and Mrs. L.K. Lippincott (Grace Greenwood))
LC data base, 8/29/84 (hdg.: Lippincott, Sara Jane (Clarke), 1823-1804; usage: Grace Greenwood)
Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass , accessed December 21, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Greenwood, Grace (Sarah Jane Clarke); poet, print journalist, abolitionist; born 23 September 1823 in Pompey, New York, United States; one of the first women in the United States to work as a newspaper reporter on a regular basis; an advocate for women's rights, the antislavery movement, and prison reform; published poems, children's stories, and political essays for the "Saturday Evening Post", "Harper's Monthly", "Ladies' Home Journal", and the "New York Times"; worked for the antislavery periodical "National Era", the "New York Tribune"; with her husband began "Little Pilgrim," one of the first magazines for children in the United States; went on a lecture tour to help raise money for the Union cause; wrote "Greenwood Leaves: A Collection of Sketches and Letters" (1850); "Poems" (1851); "The Dream" (1854); "Stories and Sketches: New Life in New Lands" (1873); died 20 April 1904 in New Rochelle, New York, United States)