Meeting the Lady of Godey’s

In order to better understand how Sarah Josepha Hale used Godey’s Lady’s Book to further advance the rights and opportunities for American women, it was important that I understand who Hale was, and how she grew into the woman and editress that she eventually became. While Hale’s work is accessible through digital and physical copies of both Godey’s Lady’s Book and her other works, there is a more limited amount of information on Hale herself.

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