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By Robert G. Barrows

Albion Fellows Bacon
Indiana’s Municipal Housekeeper
Robert G. Barrows

Examines the profession of a number one revolutionary period reformer.

Born in Evansville, Indiana, in 1865, Albion Fellows used to be reared within the within reach hamlet of McCutchanville and graduated from Evansville highschool. She labored for a number of years as a secretary and court docket reporter, toured Europe along with her sister, married neighborhood service provider Hilary Bacon in 1888, and settled right into a likely cozy regimen of middle-class domesticity. In 1892, besides the fact that, she was once with an disease that lasted for a number of years, an sickness which could have resulted from a true or perceived absence of retailers for her intelligence and creativity.

Bacon ultimately stumbled on such shops in a myriad of voluntary institutions and social welfare campaigns. She used to be top recognized for her paintings on behalf of tenement reform and used to be instrumental within the passage of laws to enhance housing stipulations in Indiana. She was once additionally thinking about baby welfare, urban making plans and zoning, and numerous public well-being efforts. Bacon grew to become Indiana’s leading "municipal houskeeper," a innovative period time period for girls who utilized their family talents to social difficulties plaguing their communities.

She additionally discovered time to put in writing approximately her social reform efforts and her spiritual religion in articles and pamphlets. She released one quantity of children’s tales, and authored numerous pageants. One topic she didn't write approximately used to be women’s suffrage. whereas she didn't oppose votes for girls, suffrage was once by no means her precedence. however the fact of her participation in public affairs did develop the reason for women’s political equality and supplied a task version for destiny generations.

Robert G. Barrows, affiliate Professor of historical past at Indiana college at Indianapolis, was once formerly an editor on the Indiana old Bureau. He has released a number of magazine articles and ebook chapters facing Indiana background and American city historical past, and he coedited (with David J. Bodenhamer) the Encyclopedia of Indianapolis (Indiana collage Press).

The Sheltered Life
The seize of the Thorns
Ambassador of the Poor
The houses of Indiana
Child Welfare
City Plans and nationwide Housing Standards
Prose, Poetry, and Pageants
Municipal Housekeeper and Inadvertent Feminist

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