"The Dickinson Dorcas Society" is a Satire on Female Students

"The Dickinson Dorcas Society"
Date: 
1898

"The Dickinson Dorcas Society" was featured in the 1898 Microcosm that made fun of some of the female students. It included 14 female "members" along with an interpretation of their names, what they are famous for, what committees they are apart of and what their "good work" was. Each category is a satire on the individual, poking fun at their traits, both positives and negatives.

Location of Document in Archives: 
1898 Microcosm