National Affairs: Mrs. Villard

Liberalism is not so plentiful in the U. S. but that three generations of it in one family are noteworthy. A white-haired lady who died suddenly last week at Dobbs Ferry, N. Y., aged 83, was the only daughter of William Lloyd Garrison, the Boston man by whose eloquence and persistence the Abolition movement attained national proportions before the Civil War. Today her son, Oswald Garrison Villard, is editor of the Nation, liberal weekly.

Small Fanny Garrison helped her father correct proofs for many an issue of The Liberator. She was with him when...

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