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Peabody, Elizabeth Palmer (1804–1890)

Elizabeth Palmer Peabody devoted herself to a variety of causes and movements to reform society by improving the individual. Her greatest contribution was to early childhood education, most significantly her establishment and promotion of English-speaking kindergartens.

Born in Massachusetts in 1804, Elizabeth ...

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