TIMELINE: GRACE HOADLEY DODGE, 18561914
1856 Born in New York City. First daughter and oldest child of Sarah Hoadley and William Earl Dodge, Jr., granddaughter of William Earl Dodge, Sr., "The Christian Merchant."
187274 Attended Miss Porter's School in Farmington, Connecticut.
1875 Began teaching Sunday school at Madison Square Chapel.
1876 Met evangelist Dwight Moody, a guest in Dodge family
1880 Helped found the Kitchen Garden Association.
1881 Formed first Working Girls Society.
1884 Reorganized the Kitchen Garden Association into the Industrial Education Association.
1885 Formed the Association of Working Girls Societies.
1886 One of the first women named to the New York City Board of Education.
1887 Hired Nicholas Murray Butler as president and reorganized the Industrial Education Association into the New York College for the Training of Teachers.
1892 New York College for the Training of Teachers becomes permanently chartered as Teachers College.
18921911 Served as first treasurer of the Board of Trustees of Teachers College.
1905 Established the Girls' Public School Athletic League
1905 Mediated dispute between two rival central groups within the Young Womens Christian Association.
1906 Named president of the National Board of the Y.W.C.A. of the United States.
1907 Consolidated several church-supported organizations into the New York Travelers Aid Society.
1910 Attended the Edinburgh Ecumenical Council.
19111914 President of the Board of Trustees of the American College for Girls at Constantinople.
1912 Merged the American Association for the Abolition of State Regulation of Vice and other social purity groups into the American Social Hygiene Association.
1913 Contributed $625,000 with her brother Cleveland to the combined building drive of the Y.M.C.A. and Y.W.C.A. of New York.
1914 Died in New York City.
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