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A to Z of American women leaders and activists

Author: Donna Hightower-Langston
Publisher: New York : Facts on File, ©2002.
Series: A to Z of women.; Facts on File library of American history.
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Contains alphabetically arranged entries that profile the lives and achievements of over 145 American women leaders and activists, including Abigail Adams, Rosa Parks, Helen Keller, Wilma Mankiller, and Hillary Clinton.
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Biography
Biography Dictionaries
Biographies Dictionnaires anglais
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donna Hightower-Langston
ISBN: 0816044686 9780816044689
OCLC Number: 47289397
Description: xvi, 288 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Author's note --
Introduction --
Entries: Abzug, Bella Savitsky --
Adams, Abigail Smith --
Addams, Laura Jane --
Albright, Madeleine Korbel --
Anthony, Susan Brownell --
Baa, Joan Chandos --
Baker, Ella Josephine --
Balch, Emily Greene --
Bari, Judith Beatrice --
Barton, Clarissa Harlowe --
Bates, Daisy Lee Gatson --
Berry, Mary Frances --
Bethune, Mary McLeod --
Black, Shirley Jane Temple --
Bloch, Julia Chang --
Boxer, Barbara Levy --
Bryant, Louise Moran --
Butler, Selena Sloan --
Carson, Rachel Louise --
Castillo, Sylvia --
Catt, Carrie Clinton Lane Chapman --
Cervantes, Magdalena --
Chavez, Linda --
Chavez-Thompson, Linda --
Chisholm, Shirley Anita St. Hill --
Clark, Septima Poinsette --
Clinton, Hillary Rodham --
Collins, Cardiss Robertson --
Cooper, Anna Julia Haywood --
Cotera, Martha Castanos --
Craft, Ellen Smith --
Davis, Angela --
Day, Dorothy --
Deer, Ada Elizabeth --
Dix, Dorothea Lynde --
Dole, Mary Elizabeth Alexander Hanford --
Dorr, Rheta Louise Childe --
Duniway, Abigail Jane Scott --
Eastman, Catherine Crystal --
Edelman, Marian Wright --
Feinstein, Dianne --
Felton, Rebecca Ann Latimer --
Ferraro, Geraldine --
Flynn, Elizabeth Gurley --
Friedan, Elizabeth Naomi Goldstein --
Fuller, Sarah Margaret --
Gilman, Charlotte Anna Perkins Stetson --
Ginsburg, Ruth Bader --
Goldman, Emma --
Grasso, Ella Rosa Giovanni Oliva Tambussi --
Griffiths, Martha Wright --
Grimke, Angelina Emily --
Hale, Clara --
Hamer, Fannie Lou Townsend vHamilton, Alice --
Harper, Frances Ellen Watkins --
Harris, Patricia Roberts --
Haviland, Laura Smith --
Height, Dorothy Irene --
Herman, Alexis --
Hernandez, Antonia --
Hernandez, Maria Latigo --
Heumann, Judy --
Hobby, Oveta Culp --
Huerta, Dolores Fernandez --
Hughan, Jessie Wallace --
Hutchinson, Anne Marbury --
Hutchison, Kay Bailey --
Jackson, Helen Maria Fiske Hunt --
Jones, Mary Harris --
Jordan, Barbara Charline --
Kassebaum, Nancy Josephine Landon --
Keller, Helen Adams --
Kelley, Florence Molthrop --
Kennedy, Florence Rae --
Kirkpatrick, Jeanne Jordan --
Kuhn, Margaret Eliza --
LaDuke, Winona --
LaFlesche Picotte, Susan --
Lathrop, Julia Clifford --
Low, Juliette Magill Kinzie Gordon --
Luce, Ann Clare Boothe --
MacKinnon, Catharine Alice --
Mankiller, Wilma Pearl --
Mason, Bridget --
McCloud, Janet Reneecker vMikulski, Barbara Ann --
Millett, Katherine Murray --
Mink, Patsy Takemoto --
Molina, Gloria --
Morgan, Robin --
Moseley-Braun, Carol --
Mott, Lucretia Coffin --
Murray, Anna Pauline --
Murray, Patty Johns --
Nation, Carry Amelia Moore Gloyd --
Norton, Eleanor Holmes --
Novello, Antonia Coello --
O'Hare, Carrie Kathleen Richards Cunningham --
Parks, Rosa Louise McCauley --
Parsons, Lucy Gonzalez --
Paul, Alice Stokes --
Perkins, Frances Coralie --
Rankin, Jeannette Pickering --
Ray, Dixy Lee --
Reno, Janet --
Richards, Dorothy Ann Willis--
Richards, Ellen Henrietta Swallow --
Robinson, Jo Ann Gibson --
Robinson, Ruby Doris Smith --
Rogers, Edith Nourse --
Roosevelt, Anna Eleanor --
Rose, Ernestine Louise Siismondi Potowski --
Ross, Nellie Davis Tayloe --
Ruffin, Josephine St. Pierre--
Sanger, Margaret Louise Higgins --
Schlafly, Phyllis Stewart MacAlpin --
Schroeder, Patricia Nell Scott --
Shaheen, Jeanne Bowers --
Shalala, Donna --
Shaw, Anna Howard --
Shriver, Eunice Mary Kennedy --
Silkwood, Karen Gay --
Smeal, Eleanor Marie Cutri --
Smith, Margaret Madeline Chase --
Snowe, Olympia Jean Boucles --
Stanton, Elizabeth Cady --
Steinem, Gloria --
Stone, Lucy --
CSzold, Chayeleh --
Tarbell, Ida --
Tenayuca, Emma --
Terrell, Mary Elizabeth Church --
Thorpe, Grace --
Truth, Sojourner --
Tubman, Harriet Araminta Greene --
Vaid, Urvashi --
Ward, Nancy --
Waters, Maxine Moore --
Wattleton, Alyce Faye --
Weddington, Sarah Ragle --
Wells-Barnett, Ida Bell --
Whitman, Christine Todd --
Willard, Frances Elizabeth Caroline --
Winnemucca, Sarah Hopkins --
Woodhull, Victoria Claflin --
Wright, Frances --
Recommended sources on American women leaders and activists --
Entries by area of activity --
Entries by year of birth --
General index.
Series Title: A to Z of women.; Facts on File library of American history.
Responsibility: Donna Langston.

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