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Title:
Ordinary women, extraordinary lives : women in American history
Author:
Lindenmeyer, Kriste, 1955-
Publication Information:
Wilmington, Del. : SR Books, 2000.
Physical Description:
xix, 282 pages 24 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
Rebecca Dickinson: a life alone in the early republic / Marla R. Miller -- Susanna Haswell Rowson: America's first best-selling author / Patricia L. Parker -- Sacagawea: a historical enigma / Laura McCall -- Caroline Healey Dall: transcendentalist activist / Helen Deese -- Mary S. Gove Nichols: making the personal political / Jean Silver-Isenstadt -- Eliza Johnson Potter: traveler, entrepreneur, and social critic / Wilma King -- Ada Adelaine Adams Vogdes: "Follow the drum" / Michele Nacy -- Teresa E. Wooldridge Ivey: constructing an ideal southern lady / Angela Boswell -- Gertrude Osterhout: "I am independent" / Margaret Breashears -- Margaret Olivia Slocum, "Mrs. Russell Sage": private griefs and public duties / Ruth Crocker -- Nellie Wiegel: "How about that?!" / Katherine Osburn -- Ah Cum Kee and Loy Lee Ford: between two worlds / Sue Fawn Chung -- Catherine Kenny: fighting for the perfect thirty-sixth / Carole Stanford Bucy -- Willie Webb: one woman's struggle for civil rights during World War II / Andrew Kersten -- Ethel Thomas Herold: doing "women's work" in a Philippines at war / Theresa Kaminski -- Betty Flanagan Bumpers: an "ordinary mother" dedicated to peace / Paula Barnes -- Margarita "Mago" Orona Gandara: frontera muralist/artist / Miguel Juarez.
ISBN:
9780842027526

9780842027540
Format :
Book

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