Johnson, Grace A., 1871-1952.

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birth 1871
death 1952
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Biographical notes:

Educator, suffragist, civic reformer, and internationalist, Johnson lectured and wrote on a wide range of issues including suffrage, the status of women, prohibition, aspects of democracy and government structure, international cooperation, and public speaking techniques. She served as president of the Cambridge (Mass.) Political Equality Association (1911-1915), and congressional chair of the Middlesex County and Massachusetts Woman Suffrage Association (1914-1917), and was a member of the National Council of the National American Woman Suffrage Association (1915-1917). She lectured at the Garland School for Homemaking in Boston (1919-1940), Wheelock Kindergarten Training School (1927-1938), and at Boston University's School of Education (1929-1930). A strong supporter of the League of Nations, the United Nations, and the World Court, she also advocated a number of civic reforms, including initiative and referendum and proportional representation. Johnson was the author of Text for a Model Council and A Model Assembly of the League of Nations (1930) as well as a number of case studies of disputes brought before the World Court and the League of Nations.

From the description of Papers in the Woman's Rights Collection, 1840-1952 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232008721

Educator, suffragist, civic reformer, and internationalist, Johnson lectured and wrote on a wide range of issues, including suffrage, the status of women, prohibition, aspects of democracy and government structure, international cooperation, and public speaking techniques.

From the description of Papers: Series F-I, 1859-1950 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232008723

Educator, suffragist, civic reformer, and internationalist, Johnson lectured and wrote on a wide range of issues including suffrage, the status of women, prohibition, aspects of democracy and government structure, international cooperation, and public speaking techniques.

From the description of Papers: Subseries A-E, 1840-1952 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232008722

Educator, suffragist, civic reformer, and internationalist, Johnson lectured and wrote on a wide range of issues, including suffrage, the status of women, prohibition, aspects of democracy and government structure, international cooperation, and public speaking techniques. She was married to Lewis Jerome Johnson, a civil engineering professor at Harvard University, and was a friend of Lillian Gilbreth, industrial psychologist and professor of management engineering at Purdue University. Gilbreth was married to Frank B. Gilbreth, a pioneer in the field of motion study; they had twelve children.

From the description of Papers, 1924-1951 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 86145962



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