Bloomer Amelia Jenks
Bloom·er(blo͞o′mər), Amelia Jenks 1818-1894.
American social reformer who founded and edited the newspaper The Lily (1849-1855), wrote about unjust marriage laws and women's suffrage, and advocated a new style of dress for women.
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