The Life of Emma Allison

The 1876 Centennial Exhibition Women's Pavilion Steam Engineer

About the author

Louise Krasniewicz is an anthropologist who studies American culture, including pop culture, myths, rituals, symbols, movies, and women’s issues. She wrote her doctoral dissertation on the Seneca Women’s Encampment for a Future of Peace and Justice in the 1980s (the book is available for free at Cornell U Press) and this project lets her revisit the 19th century women suffragists who are so fascinating. She is an adjunct faculty member of the Department of Anthropology at the University of Pennsylvania.

2 replies

  1. Hello I am an Austalian photo historian I think your Aime Marchand is the same assayor who turns up in Victoria, Australia in the 1860s as a photographer.
    Gael Newton

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