Episode 211: Mary Edwards Walker

Doctor Walker, Post Civil War, admire her Medal of Honor and ponder why she is STILL THE ONLY WOMAN TO RECIEVE IT! cc wikicommons
Doctor Walker’s very practical but oft-ridiculed outfit. Circa 1876 wikicommons
As she aged, Dr. Walker was even more stylish than ever before circa 1911 wikicommons


Time Travel With The History Chicks


Mercedes Gref (maybe a movie? It would be awesome!)
Ammar Habib
Theresa Kaminsi
A kids picture book by Cheryl Harness and Carlo Molinari
Tracy Dawson


South Dakota, the Divorce Capital for Gilded Age Women? Apparently so! Article in Watertown Public Opinion

A Cavalcade of America has A LOT of short radio plays including one on Dr. Mary Walker (which is easier to find on YouTube:)

There are a lot of articles on Reform Dress out there, here’s just one from Freethought Trail, and an article on her statue in Oswego, New York from the same site.

The National Women’s Hall of Fame! It’s a place! Go check it out!

Break Music: Brave, by Crystal Kavoch
End Music: Heavy Time by Monte Casino