The Liberation of Marguerite Harrison

America’s First Female Foreign Intelligence Agent

  • Harrison finds love again

    November 29, 2020 by

    Marguerite had never imagined she would marry again. She had many male friends and some “charming” interludes, but none of these relationships had ever tempted her to give up her freedom and settle down. Then she met Arthur Middleton Blake. Marguerite gave few details about how she came to know the aspiring British actor other… Read more

  • Harrison helps found Society of Woman Geographers

    November 25, 2020 by

    Back in New York, Marguerite busied herself making ready for the premiere of Grass. She tried to help write the narration for the silent film, but she found herself at odds with her partners. She disliked the melodramatic script the editors wrote, complaining that they put artificial speeches into the mouths of simple nomads. She… Read more

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