Margaret Mead, self portrait at age 13, circa 1915.
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Head and shoulders, color

Credit: Library of Congress, Manuscript Division

The first of five children, Margaret Mead was born in Philadelphia, PA, and raised in Doylestown. Her father, Edward Sherwood Mead, was a professor of finance at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and her mother, Emily Fogg Mead, a sociologist and social reformer.

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