Who is Emily Huntington Miller

Emily Huntington Miller (October 22, 1833 – November 2, 1913) was an American author, poet, and educator.

Miller was the Assistant Editor of The Little Corporal, a children’s magazine; Associate Editor of The Ladies Home Journal; and co-founder of St. Nicholas, a publication for children. She was appointed Dean of Women at Northwestern University in Illinois, September 1891. Miller and Jennie Fowler Willing were involved with organizing a convention in Cleveland in 1874, at which the National Woman's Christian Temperance Union was formed.

Early years Emily Huntington was born in Brooklyn, Connecticut, October 22, 1833. She was the daughter of the Methodist pastor, Thomas Huntington. She received a liberal education and was graduated from Oberl...
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Emily Huntington Miller Poems

  • The Bluebird
    I know the song that the bluebird is singing,
    Out in the apple-tree where he is swinging;
    Brave little fellow, the skies may look dreary;
    Nothing cares he while his heart is so cheery....
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Top 10 most used topics by Emily Huntington Miller

Winter 1 Throat 1 Cold 1 Listen 1 Apple 1 Bright 1 Hear 1 White 1 Sweet 1 Pray 1

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  • Lorrainemusica: aadya chatterjee, student of lorraine music academy performing jolly old saint nicholas jolly old saint nicholas is a christmas song that originated with a poem by emily huntington miller (1833-1913), published as "lilly's secret" in december 1865.
  • Wingandthorn: "then sing, young hearts that are full of cheer, with never a thought of sorrow; the old goes out, but the glad young year comes merrily in tomorrow." - emily huntington miller
  • Chicagotimeline: the little corporal’s editor, emily huntington miller, and its publisher, her husband, john e. miller, lived in evanston, where they’d learned about the fire during the night of oct. 8, 1871.
  • Chicagotimeline: the december issue included editor emily huntington miller’s essay “more about the fire." she described children begging her every night to tell the story of the great chicago fire.
  • Book_addict: happy birthday to writer and editor emily huntington miller (october 22, 1833), author of “little neighbors” (1879) et al.
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