- Schools Associated with Mary Lyon
- Notable Women Educators of Mary Lyon's Era
- Mount Holyoke Science Facts and Figures
- Accomplishments of Mount Holyoke Alumnae
- Examples of Schools Associated with Early Mount Holyoke Alumnae
If you were a woman in Mary Lyon's time, could you...answer true or false to the following:
A woman living in Mary Lyon's time could:
- Go to medical, law, or graduate school.
- Wear pants.
- Be a minister.
- Run for political office.
- Serve in the military.
- Earn wages equal to men's.
- Sue someone in her own name.
- Keep ownership of her property after marriage.
- Continue contracts made before marriage.
- Enroll at Harvard College.
- Keep her birth name without controversy.
- Go about without wearing a bonnet or cap.