Eunice Newton Foote, born July 17th, 1819, was an American scientist (including biology, especially botany), an inventor, and a women’s rights campaigner from Seneca Falls, New York. She died on September 30th, 1888.
The New York Archives Magazine hosted the presentation on December 8th as part of their Online Speaker Series. It was co-hosted by the Emma Willard School.
The talk can be watched in its entirely on YouTube.
Each month New York Archives Magazine features a new program focusing on New York State history and the role of documents in telling New York’s stories. For a complete listing of upcoming programs, click here.
Portrait of Joseph Henry provided.