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North Carolina women : making history

Author: Margaret Supplee Smith; Emily Herring Wilson
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Filled with anecdotes, photographs and documents, this volume seeks to establish the critical influence of women in shaping the character and economy of North Carolina and the values of its citizens.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Smith, Margaret Supplee.
North Carolina women.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©1999
(OCoLC)655074220
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Supplee Smith; Emily Herring Wilson
ISBN: 0807824631 9780807824634
OCLC Number: 39217631
Description: xx, 382 pages, [12] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Foreword: Circumstances and winners change / by Doris Betts --
Preface / by Elizabeth F. Buford --
pt. I. Prehistory through the eighteenth century. The first settlers of this land: Native American women ; Nanye'hi/Nancy Ward, 1738?-1822 ; The most industrious sex in that place: women on the Carolina frontier, 1587-1729 ; A pattern of industry: women from the Colonial to Republican eras ; Rebecca Bryan Boone, 1729-1813 ; Ann Matthews Floyd Jessop, 1738-1822 ; Moravian women, 1753-1836 ; The bondswomen of Somerset Place, 1786-1860 --
pt. II. The nineteenth century through Reconstruction. A hardier mold: women, family, and society, 1800-1860 ; The labor of her own hands: women and work, 1800-1860 ; Women entered the struggle: war, emancipation, and Reconstruction, 1860-1876 ; Harriet Jacobs, ca. 1813-1897 ; Catherine Devereux Edmondston, 1823-1875 ; Cornelia Phillips Spencer, 1825-1908 ; Rhoda Strong Lowry, 1849-1909 --
pt. III. The task that is ours: women, work, and advocacy, 1877-1910. Anna Julia Haywood Cooper, 1858-1964 ; Sallie Southall Cotten, 1846-1929 ; Julia Westall Wolfe, 1860-1945 ; More was expected of us: women making a difference, 1910-1941 ; Charlotte Hawkins Brown, 1883-1961 ; Jane Simpson McKimmon, 1867-1957 ; Olive Dame Campbell, 1882-1954 ; Gertrude Weil, 1879-1971 ; Ella May Wiggins, 1900-1929 ; Mary Martin Sloop, 1873-1962 ; Turning point or temporary gain: women and World War II, 1941-1945 ; Minnie Evans, 1892-1987 ; Elizabeth Lawrence, 1904-1985 ; Pauli Murray, 1910-1985 ; Gladys Avery Tillett, 1893-1984 --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Margaret Supplee Smith & Emily Herring Wilson ; foreword by Doris Betts.

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Stunning in scope, elegantly presented, and meticulously researched.Alan D. Watson, University of North Carolina at Wilmington

 
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