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June Edwards

June Edwards June Edwards is a founding member of the Unitarian Universalist Women's Heritage Society and an active member of the Unitarian Universalist Society of Oneonta, New York. She was the editor of the Education section of Standing Before Us: Unitarian Universalist Women and Social Reform, 1776-1936, for which she wrote the introduction and the biographical sketches of Elizabeth Blackwell, Elizabeth Peabody, Mary Livermore, and Fannie Barrier Williams.

Professor emerita, Division of Education, SUNY-College at Oneonta, she is also the author of Women in American Education, 1820-1955: The Female Force and Educational Reform (2002); Opposing Censorship in the Public Schools (1998); and numerous articles and book chapters on church-state conflicts and other issues. She is currently at work on a book on Supreme Court decisions regarding religion and public schools and another on biographies of eight sets of sisters who became well known for their contributions to society in a variety of fields.

The Cary Sisters
Edwin H. Chapin
Fannie Barrier Williams

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