Violet Markham

Standard Name: Markham, Violet


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Dedications Susan Tweedsmuir
ST published a volume of memoirs entitled The Lilac and the Rose, dedicated with love and admiration to Violet Markham , philanthropist and public servant.
Tweedsmuir, Susan. The Lilac and the Rose. G. Duckworth.
Friends, Associates Marie Belloc Lowndes
MBL was an early member of Mary Cholmondeley 's Give and Take Club for women writers, and a founding member of another women's luncheon club, the Thirty . This included women from all walks of...
Friends, Associates Susan Tweedsmuir
ST made her own the friendship with Elizabeth Robins that had begun because Robins was a friend of her mother's. She was also close to playwright-producer Harley Granville-Barker and particularly to his second wife, the...
Literary responses Helen Waddell
Stories from Holy Writ (early work published late in HW 's life, but carefully revised by her for the press) rapidly sold 3,500 copies even with practically no reviewing.
Blackett, Monica. The Mark of the Maker: A Portrait of Helen Waddell. Constable.
These stories made Violet Markham
Occupation Margaret Haig, Viscountess Rhondda
In this position she was responsible for recruiting women for agricultural work and the collection of woollen, cotton, and paper goods for salvage and recycling, and she organised provincial selection boards for the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps
Textual Production Eleanor Rathbone
She issued this as a response to an especially offensive letter on the women's movement by epidemiologist Sir Almroth Wright , published in the Times about the upcoming Conciliation Bill, scheduled for this date.
Alberti, Johanna. Eleanor Rathbone. Sage Press.


December 1908: The Anti-Suffrage Review began monthly publication...

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December 1908

The Anti-Suffrage Review began monthly publication in London.

17 January 1917: A Women's Service demonstration was held...

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17 January 1917

A Women's Service demonstration was held in the Albert Hall to appeal to women to engage in war work, and to display their determination to go on doing all that was needed.
Fraser, Helen. Women and War Work. G. A. Shaw.

Spring 1946: Violet Markham chaired a radio discussion...

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Spring 1946

Violet Markham chaired a radio discussion insisting domestic work was uniquely feminine and required proper training.


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