Annie Jenness Miller

Annie Jenness MillerAnnie Jenness Miller
American Dress Reformer, Author and Lecturer
Born 1859 A.D.

Annie Jenness Miller, an American dress reformer, author and lecturer, born in New Hampshire. She is widely known as an advocate of correct principles of physical development and dress for women. About 1885 she became editor and proprietor of the Jenness Miller Monthly, in which she advocated her views.

Mrs. Miller has given over one thousand lectures in the United States and Canada on physical culture and dress, and has designed a costume for women which she claims fulfils [sic] the requirements of both hygiene and art. Her books include: Mother and Babe (1892) and Creating a Home (1896).

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Reference: Famous Women; An Outline of Feminine Achievement Through the Ages With Life Stories of Five Hundred Noted Women By Joseph Adelman. Copyright, 1926 by Ellis M. Lonow Company.