In this final episode of Season 4, we conclude our story with Maria Mitchell and Sarah Bond and how they navigated and overcame the expectations of their time.
Jascin and Jim talk about the lasting impact their careers had and contemplate what has changed and what has not.
This has been a production of the Nantucket Atheneum.
Written, edited and narrated by Janet Forest
Special thanks to the Atheneum’s Reference Library Associate Jim Borzilleri and Historian and Deputy Director of the Maria Mitchell Association Jascin Leonardo Finger for their research and insights.
If you want to know more about this topic, check our this very thorough list of resources that Jim has compiled: FURTHER READING
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