Born 1843 in St. Louis, MO / Died 1916 in New York City.
Written by Greta Russell of missouriwomen.org and read by Amy Barnes.
Kindergarten room in DesPeres School, St. Louis, Missouri. First kindergarten in the United States, established by Susan Blow, 1876. Photograph by Emil Boehl, 1876. Missouri History Museum Photographs and Prints Collections.
Susan Blow. Photograph of pastel by Emil Boehl after C.F. Maury, ca. 1870 Missouri History Museum Photograph and Print Collection.