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VT Women: Sadie White
Thursday, 03/26/09
By Julia Lewandoski
VPR is observing Women's History Month - and the Champlain quadricentennial - by honoring five women who contributed to the history and culture of the Champlain Valley. Today, Julia Lewandoski* has the story of Sadie White - Winooski mill worker, long-time state legislator, and preservationist.
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VT Women: Florence Weld
Wednesday, 03/25/09
By Joan Curtis
VPR is celebrating Women's History Month - and the Champlain quadricentennial - with stories of five women who contributed to the history and culture of the Champlain Valley. Among them is the story of Florence Weld, longest-serving director of Camp Hochelaga on Lake Champlain, told by Mrs. Weld's granddaughter, Joan Curtis.
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VT Women: Philomene Daniels
Tuesday, 03/24/09
By Julia Lewandoski
This week - for women's history month and the Lake Champlain quadricentennial - VPR salutes five women who contributed to the history and culture of the Champlain Valley. Today, freelance writer and researcher, Julia Lewandoski, has the story of Philomene** Daniels - first woman Steamboat Captain on Lake Champlain - and in the nation.
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VT Women: A Women's History Month Special Series
Monday, 03/23/09
Five women who figured prominently in the settling, development and culture of the Champlain Valley.
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VT Women: Fanny Allen
Monday, 03/23/09
By Cyndy Bittinger
March is women's history month and in anticipation of the Lake Champlain quadricentennial, VPR is honoring the memory of five women who figured prominently in the history and culture of the Champlain Valley. Writer and historian Cyndy Bittinger has the story of Fanny Allen, privileged daughter of Ethan Allen who chose a life of service.
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VT Women: Grandma Lampman
Friday, 03/27/09
By Louise Lampman-Larivee
All this week, VPR has been observing Women's History Month - and the Champlain quadricentennial - by honoring Vermont women who contributed to the history and culture of the Champlain Valley. Louise Lampman-Larivee is the greatgranddaughter of the Abenaki woman from Swanton known as Grandma Lampman, who was known for her knowledge of tribal customs and medicinal herbs.
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