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Georgia women : their lives and times. Volume 1

Author: Ann Short Chirhart; Betty Wood
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the beginning, Georgia women were instrumental in shaping the state, yet most histories minimize their contributions. This title features essays that include women of many ethnicities and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Georgia women.
Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©2009-
Material Type: Biography, Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ann Short Chirhart; Betty Wood
ISBN: 9780820339009 0820339008
OCLC Number: 700038365
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 418 pages) : illustrations, map
Contents: Introduction / Ann Short Chirhart with Betty Wood --
Mary Musgrove (ca. 1700-1765) : maligned mediator or mischievous malefactor / Julie Anne Sweet --
Nancy Hart (ca. 1735-ca. 1830) : "Too good not to tell again" / John Thomas Scott --
Elizabeth Lichtenstein Johnston (1764-1848) : "Shot round the world but not heard" / Ben Marsh --
Ellen Craft (ca. 1826-1891) : the fugitive who fled as a planter / Barbara McCaskill --
Fanny Kemble (1809-1893) and Frances Butler Leigh (1838-1910) : becoming Georgian / Daniel Kilbride --
Susie King Taylor (1848-1912) : "I gave my services willingly" / Catherine Clinton --
Eliza Frances Andrews (1840-1931) : "I will have to say Damn! yet, before I am done with them" / Christopher J. Olsen --
Amanda America Dickson (1849-1893) : a wealthy lady of color in nineteenth-century Georgia / Kent Anderson Leslie --
Mary Gay (1829-1918) : sin, self, and survival in the post-Civil War South / Michele Gillespie --
Rebecca Latimer Felton (1835-1930) : the problem of protection in the new South / LeeAnn Whites --
Mary Latimer McLendon (1840-1921) : "Mother of suffrage work in Georgia" / Stacey Horstmann Gatti --
Mildred Lewis Rutherford (1851-1928) : the redefinition of new South White womanhood / Sarah Case --
Nellie Peters Black (1851-1919) : Georgia's Pioneer Club woman / Carey Olmstead Shellman --
Lucy Craft Laney (1855-1933) and Martha Berry (1866-1942) : lighting fires of knowledge / Jennifer Lund Smith --
Corra Harris (1869-1935) : the storyteller as folk preacher / Donald Mathews --
Juliette Gordon Low (1860-1927) : late-blooming daisy / Anastatia Hodgens Sims.
Responsibility: edited by Ann Short Chirhart and Betty Wood.

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Women have made their mark on all aspects of Georgia's history, from early colonization and revolution, through slavery, war, and defeat, and on through the era of racial repression and reform. Their Read more...

 
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