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Harriet Townsend

Death: 1916

Harriet A. Townsend (1839-1916) was the founder of the Women's Educational and Industrial Union of Buffalo in 1884. The organization was dedicated to promoting "the material, moral and intellectual welfare of the women of our city," and did so with lectures, classes and vocational training at the original Townsend Hall on Niagara Square in downtown Buffalo.

Affiliation(s): Buffalo Connection Only
Record Group(s): 3
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