An Early Female Student is Teased in Class

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Date: 
March 1885

In March of 1885, the Dickinsonian published a piece illustrating early "co-ed's" experiences in the classroom. The Dickinsonian wrote: "Scene, the German class; Miss L translating, 'Alas! I am only a woman; if I were a man I would do something better than this.' Wild applause from the rest of the class."

Location of Document in Archives: 
The Dickinsonian, March 1885, vol. XII, no. 6