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Out on assignment : newspaper women and the making of modern public space

Author: Alice Fahs
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Book Description: Out on Assignment illuminates the lives and writings of a lost world of women who wrote for major metropolitan newspapers at the start of the twentieth century. Using extraordinary archival research, Alice Fahs unearths a richly networked community of female journalists drawn by the hundreds to major cities--especially New York--from all parts of the United States. Newspaper women were part of a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alice Fahs
ISBN: 9780807834961 0807834963
OCLC Number: 711043315
Description: 360 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Among the newspaper women --
The woman's page --
Human interest --
Bachelor girls --
Adventure --
Work --
Travel --
Epilogue: toward suffrage.
Responsibility: Alice Fahs.
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