Who is Emily Huntington Miller

Emily Clark Huntington Miller (October 22, 1833 – November 2, 1913) was an American author, editor, poet, and educator who co-founded St. Nicholas Magazine, a publication for children. Earlier in her career, she served as the Assistant Editor of The Little Corporal, a children's magazine and Associate Editor of the Ladies' Home Journal. 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. In September 1891, Miller was appointed Dean of Women at Northwestern University in Illinois.

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Emily Clark Huntington was born in Brooklyn, Connecticut, October 22, 1833, the daughter of Methodist pastor Thomas Huntington and Paulina Clark. She received a ...
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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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Winter 1 Throat 1 Cold 1 Listen 1 Apple 1 Bright 1 Hear 1 White 1 Sweet 1 Pray 1


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Nhuber4: jolly old st. nicholas, emily huntington miller
Book_addict: happy birthday to writer and editor emily huntington miller (october 22, 1833), author of “little neighbors” (1879) et al.
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.
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