From 1892 to the early 1930s professor June Rose Colby taught literature, grammar, and composition at Illinois State Normal University. One of the first female professors at the university, Colby was a pioneer for feminism.
GLT's Mary Cullen produced this episode of McHistory, showing the struggle of female professionals at the start of the equal rights movement.
This episode of McHistory was produced by GLT's Mary Cullen, featuring Bill Kemp and Hannah Johnson of the McLean County Museum of History.
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