Annie Webb Blanton
“Everything that helps wear away age-old prejudices contributes to the advancement of women and of humanity.”

Listing of Great Texas Women

Elise Amalie Tvede Waerenskjold (1815 - 1895)

Author | In the Gallery | Journalist | Pioneer

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  • "I believe to the fullest degree that human beings are born with equal rights. "
  • "In this country a tiller of the soil is respected as much as anyone else, be he official or merchant. "
  • "Drinking, quarreling and fighting are common here [in Texas]. "
  • "I am convinced that slavery will be abolished by gentle means or by force, because I believe that institutions founded on injustice cannot survive. "