February 14 Birthday: A VOICE FROM THE WILDERNESS. Anna Howard Shaw
Anna Howard Shaw, women’s rights advocate
Feb. 14, 1847-July 2, 1919
A Voice From the Wilderness: The Story of Anna Howard Shaw by Don Brown (Houghton Mifflin, 2001)
on her autobiography, this story of Shaw traces her life from childhood
to adulthood. A teacher, then a doctor, Shaw became active in the
women’s suffrage movement.
A biography and photo of Shaw are available at the National Women’s History Museum.