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Marching to a different drummer : unrecognized heroes of American history

Author: Robin Kadison Berson
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contains brief biographies on United States social reformers. Contains indexes that list reformers according to specific reform movement ("major focus"), chronology (18th-20th centuries), gender and ethnicity.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Berson, Robin Kadison.
Marching to a different drummer.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1994
(OCoLC)625165332
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robin Kadison Berson
ISBN: 031328802X 9780313288029
OCLC Number: 29635580
Description: xxii, 341 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: William Apess: Native American rights leader --
Sara Josephine Baker: children's health reformer --
Smedley Darlington Butler: anti-imperialist military reformer --
George Washington Cable: human rights and civil rights advocate --
Tunis G. Campbell: African American community organizer --
Luisa Capetillo: labor organizer, women's rights advocate --
Edward Coles: abolitionist, human rights advocate --
Anna Julia Cooper: educator, women's rights advocate --
Angie Debo: historian, Native American rights activist --
John Lovejoy Elliott: humanist, community organizer --
Elizabeth Freeman: abolitionist --
Laura S. Haviland: abolitionist, educator, human rights advocate --
Thomas Hazard: abolitionist --
Lugenia Burns Hope: community organizer, civil rights activist --
Myles Horton: educator, civil rights and labor rights activist --
Jovita Idar de Juarez: Mexican American rights, women's rights activist --
Florence Kelley: women's and children's rights activist, labor reformer --
Thomas Kennedy: activist for religious freedom --
Susette La Flesche: Native American rights activist --
Lucy Craft Laney: educator, civil rights advocate --
Benjamin Lay: abolitionist, pacifist, penal reform advocate --
Belva Ann Lockwood: women's rights activist --
Seth Luther: labor organizer --
Vito Marcantonio: civil rights and freedom of conscience advocate --
Tanya Zolotoroff Nash: activist for deaf rights --
Mary White Ovington: civil rights activist --
Jeannette Rankin: women's rights activist, pacifist --
John Swett Rock: abolitionist, civil rights activist --
Ernestine Louise Rose: abolitionist, women's rights activist, free-thinker --
Rose Schneiderman: labor organizer --
Tye Leung Schulze: Chinese American community activist --
David Walker: abolitionist --
George Henry White: civil rights and anti-lynching activist --
Carola Woerishoffer: women's and labor rights activist, philanthropist --
Minoru Yasui: civil liberties activist.
Responsibility: Robin Kadison Berson.

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A collection of profiles of 35 little-known heroes and heroines of American history, who spoke for racial and social justice, women's rights, safe working conditions, and freedom of conscience and  Read more...

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