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Eva Hubback

Person  Female  Born 13/4/1886  Died 15/7/1949

Feminist and suffragette. Born Eva Marian Spielman. In 1911 she married Francis Hubback, who was killed in WW1, leaving her with three children. 1916 - 17 director of economic studies at Newnham and Girton colleges Cambridge. Campaigned with Eleanor Rathbone for better conditions for women. President of the National Union of Equal Citizenship and was elected to the London County Council. Became Principal of Morley College in 1927 and we believe she stayed for the rest of her life.

An early advocate of birth control she was also, now more controversially, a prominent member of the Eugenics Society. Died at Edgware General Hospital.

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Morley mosaics - WBR - Eva Hubback

Eva Hubback, born 1886. An early English feminist and suffragette, Eva became...

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