Suffragist and the First Woman Minister in the United States
Olympia Brown was a suffragist, the first woman to graduate from a theological school, and the first woman minister in the United States.* In 1863, the Universalist Church ordained Brown, the first woman ordained by that denomination. She was also one of the first generation suffragists who survived long enough to vote after the Nineteenth Amendment was passed in 1920.
Image: Olympia Brown in 1919
*Antoinette Brown Blackwell is often …Read More...