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Amelia Bloomer

  • Let men be compelled to wear our dress for awhile and we should soon hear them advocating a change.

    • Amelia Bloomer,
    • in The Lily ()
  • The costume of woman should be suited to her wants and necessities. It should conduce at once to her health, comfort and usefulness; and, while it should not fail also to conduce to her personal adornment, it should make that end of secondary importance.

    • Amelia Bloomer,
    • letter ()

Amelia Bloomer, U.S. women's rights & temperance activist

(1818 - 1894)

Full name: Amelia Jenks Bloomer.