Impact on a Movement
Though not an outspoken advocate of women’s suffrage, Miller’s career speaks volumes about her beliefs on women’s rights. She helped found one of the leading women’s suffrage organizations in the country, and her support of the integrated education of males and females at Northwestern set her apart from other women’s rights activists. Her tenure as editor of The Little Corporal helped mold the minds of the nation’s youth, and she earned recognition for her significant contributions to the field of literature. During her time in Evanston, Miller successfully negotiated her career as a writer, her beliefs as a Christian, and her support of equal opportunities for women to shape the course of the women’s suffrage movement in the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries.