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The Hand that rocked the cradle pulled the strings : the story and legacy of the Roanoke Civic Betterment Club.

Author: Lynda Bird RobbM Caldwell ButlerMalcolm BryanGeorge KegleyJohn NolenAll authors
Publisher: [Roanoke, Va.] : Blue Ridge PBS, 200-?, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Video : Videodisc   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"On December 7, 1906, more than 100 women turned out for an urgently-called meeting in Roanoke Virginia, to discuss matters of the utmost importance. Two days later, the group met again and chartered the Roanoke Civic Betterment Club. Its mission: to ensure sanitary conditions in the city's market district, to provide a healthier community for their families, and to ensure quality education for their  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Lynda Bird Robb; M Caldwell Butler; Malcolm Bryan; George Kegley; John Nolen; Clare White; Roanoke Civic Betterment Club.
OCLC Number: 471480086
Description: 1 videodisc (56 min., 16 sec.) : sound, black and white, color ; 4 3/4 in.

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"On December 7, 1906, more than 100 women turned out for an urgently-called meeting in Roanoke Virginia, to discuss matters of the utmost importance. Two days later, the group met again and chartered the Roanoke Civic Betterment Club. Its mission: to ensure sanitary conditions in the city's market district, to provide a healthier community for their families, and to ensure quality education for their children."--Container.

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