Join us as we explore the trials and triumphs of women with significant connections to the Christian Science movement. The Nineteenth Amendment to the US Constitution was ratified 100 years ago this month. Honoring that milestone, we talk with the authors who have recently presented the untold stories of Caroline Noyes, Jean Stapleton, and Florence E. Boynton.

If you have more questions for our guests, please write to us at [email protected]. You can hear an earlier program in this series at Episode 3: “Women of History from the Mary Baker Eddy Library Archives.” Also read a related article from the March 2020 Christian Science Journal at «A focus on women who won the vote».


Podcast guests

Photo of Steve GrahamStephen Graham has edited the «Women of History» feature since its inception and written a number of the selections. He came to The Mary Baker Eddy Library in 2013 and is currently Senior Manager of Programs and Communications. Prior to working at the Library, Steve spent over 20 years in editorial and managerial positions at The Christian Science Publishing Society, including work as Managing Editor for the Christian Science religious publications. He was also editor of The Christian Science Monitor’s daily inspirational column for five years.

Photo of Allyson LazarAllyson Lazar comes to The Mary Baker Eddy Library with a background in the museum field. She serves as the Library’s Senior Manager of Research and Collections, where she has the pleasure of engaging with archivists, records managers, researchers, editors, transcribers, transcription verifiers, encoders, and digital historians—all working to manage and provide access to a rich archival collection.

Photo of Ingrid PeschkeIngrid Peschke supports content creation at the Library, as an editorial assistant and writer. Her experience in publishing includes work as an editor for the Christian Science magazines—The Christian Science Journal and the Christian Science Sentinel—as well as freelance writing for The Christian Science Monitor and HuffPost.


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