Education, Medicine, Religion & Science

George Bradburn (1806-1880)


Minister who campaigned for women's rights and the abolition of slavery.

Naphtali Daggett (1727-1780)


Presbyterian clergyman and Yale University divinity professor who served in the Revolutionary War, was taken prisoner and killed by British captors.

Mary J.B. Lincoln (1844-1921)


Domestic science pioneer, cookbook author and teacher who stressed nutrition in food preparation and counted Fannie Farmer among her students.

Jonathan Maxcy (1768-1820)


Baptist clergyman who served as president of both Brown University in Providence and Union College in Schenectady, New York.

Anna Garlin Spencer (1851-1931)


Educator, feminist and Unitarian minister who was a leader of the women's suffrage movement and the first female ordained minister in Rhode Island.