Alice Moore Hubbard

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Alice Moore Hubbard
Born Alice Luann Moore
(1861-07-07)July 7, 1861
Wales, New York, U.S.
Died May 7, 1915(1915-05-07) (aged 53)
RMS Lusitania, Atlantic Ocean
Spouse(s) Elbert Hubbard (1904 – May 7, 1915) (their deaths)
Children Miriam Elberta Hubbard

Alice Moore Hubbard (June 7, 1861 – May 7, 1915) was a noted American feminist, writer, and, with her husband, Elbert Hubbard was a leading figure in the Roycroft movement – a branch of the Arts and Crafts Movement in England with which it was contemporary.

Born Alice Luann Moore in Wales, New York to Welcome Moore and Melinda Bush1, she was a schoolteacher before meeting her future husband, the married soap salesman and philosopher Elbert Hubbard whom she married in 1904 after a controversial affair in which she bore an illegitimate child, Miriam Elberta Hubbard (1894–1985).

On March 3rd, 1913, Moore Hubbard marched in the first Washington, D.C. suffragist parade.[1]

Her works include Justinian and Theodora (1906; with Elbert Hubbard), Woman's Work (1908), Life Lessons (1909), and The Basis of Marriage (1910). The latter includes an interview with Alice Hubbard by Sophie Irene Loeb.

The couple perished in the sinking of the RMS Lusitania during the First World War while on a voyage to Europe to cover the war and ultimately interview Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany.[citation needed]

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  1. ^ "March 8 is International Women's Day". Roycroft Campus Corporation. 4 March 2013. Retrieved 14 October 2014. 

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