biographical name Kate Douglas 1856-1923 American writer & educator

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  • Wiggin, Kate Douglas — orig. Kate Douglas Smith born Sept. 28, 1856, Philadelphia, Pa., U.S. died Aug. 24, 1923, Harrow, Middlesex, Eng. U.S. novelist and a leader of the kindergarten movement in the U.S. After moving to San Francisco she headed the Silver Street… …   Universalium

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