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Williamsport Women

Sophie Reighard and Lila May Fisher — notable Williamsport teachers

July 14, 2013
By MARY SIEMINSKI - Special to the Sun-Gazette , Williamsport Sun-Gazette

In the 19th and early 20th centuries, professions open to women were few and far between. There were limited options for unmarried women and widows to support themselves. One option, for those who were educated, was to teach school.

 
 
 

 

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