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Lucy Rider Meyer

Lucy Jane Rider Meyer (September 9, 1849 – March 16, 1922) was an American social worker, educator, physician, and author who cofounded the Chicago Training School for City, Home, and Foreign Missions in Illinois. She is credited with reviving the office of the female deacon (or deaconess) in the U.S. Methodist Episcopal Church.

Birth and Death Data: Born September 9th, 1849 (New Haven), Died March 16th, 1922

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1926

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia W141900 10-in. 4/1/1926 Ho! Every one that is thirsty Justin Lawrie Male vocal solo, with organ composer, lyricist  


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