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Eastlawn Cemetery Swarthmore, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, USA

Sarah Field Splint (1883 – December 25, 1959) was an American author, editor, domestic science consultant, and feminist.[2][3] She was a member of the Heterodoxy Club.

Sarah Field Splint was born in Brooklyn and lived in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, was an alumnus of Colby College and Hunter College.[1]

Splint began her career in 1907 as assistant editor of The Delineator magazine, where she remained for four years. From 1911 to 1915, she was managing editor of The Woman's Magazine.[6] She served in the same, capacity for Today's Housewife, from 1915 to 1919. Then for 10 years she was an advertising consultant. In 1929 Splint became associate editor of McCall’s Magazine, where she remained until 1935 when she assumed a similar post with Woman's Home Companion. She remained with the Companion until 1944, when she retired.

During World War I, she served as chief of the Home Conservation Division of the Food Conservation Division of the United States Food Administration,[4] designing the USFA uniform, later known as the Hoover apron.[5]

While in New York City, she associated with feminist group, Heterodoxy, having favored suffrage. She lived at 132 East 19th Street and 142 East 38th Street.

A resident of Swarthmore since her retirement, Splint was an active member of Swarthmore Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends.

Splint served on the staff of the American Friends' Service Committee for a time and wrote for Friends' publications. She served on the board of the Friends Intelligencer, a Quaker weekly published in Philadelphia , from 1944 to 1955, when it was succeeded by the Friends Journal.

Splint donated to her alma mater's library a collection of the works of Sarah Orne Jewett.[1]

She died on December 25, 1959.


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