After the establishment of the school, Blackwell lost much of her authority to Jex-Blake and was elected as a lecturer in midwifery. Samuel Blackwell was a Congregationalist and exerted a strong influence over the religious and academic education of his children. Upon reaching Philadelphia, Blackwell boarded with Dr. Retrieved from " https: The horrors and disgusts I have no doubt of vanquishing. Blackwell began teaching private pupils.
She campaigned heavily against licentiousness, prostitution and contraceptives , arguing instead for the rhythm method. She started teaching in at a boarding school in Charleston run by a Mrs.
In , she began delivering lectures and published The Laws of Life with Special Reference to the Physical Education of Girls , her first work, a volume about the physical and mental development of girls that concerned itself with the preparation of young women for motherhood. Archived from the original PDF on 12 December None of the five Blackwell sisters ever married. Walker Faye Wattleton Rosalyn S. Margaret Sanger Sojourner Truth.