Reform in the Dress of Woman

March 14, 1856

An article tells of a recent Convention, at Glen Haven (no state), advocating reform in Dress for Woman.  “Our object is not to advocate for her positions of singularity, eccentricity, immodesty, or to get her out of her ‘appropriate sphere’, but to enable her to act with that freedom needful to find out what her ‘appropriate sphere’ is.”