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With courage and common sense : memoirs from the Older Women's Legacy Circles

Author: Susan Wittig Albert; Dayna Finet
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Presents a selection of memoirs from the OWL Circle project that describe women's experiences of identity, place, work, family life, love and marriage, loss and healing, adventures great and small,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
With courage and common sense.
Austin : University of Texas Press, ©2003
(DLC) 2002156543
(OCoLC)51330170
Material Type: Biography, Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Wittig Albert; Dayna Finet
ISBN: 0292796552 9780292796553 9780292705494 0292705492 9780292701885 0292701888
OCLC Number: 301142186
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 204 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Foreword by Liz CarpenterAcknowledgmentsIntroductionChapter One. Identity: I Am Not Always the Same Person Daughter: Gayle HuntA Woman Named Billie: Billie Grace HerringMy Mother's Daughter: Katherine KoonceMy Father's Daughter: Jo ScudderA Story about Who I Am: Ruby JohnstonAll the Things I Am: Williene StoryI Am Not Always the Same Person: Marilyn ZimmermanGoing to School: Oma GillisA European Youth: Erika EdenGirls Just Didn't Go to College: Gayle HuntA Lover of Back Roads: Martha KniesGifts That I Chose for Myself: Selah RoseChapter Two. Home: I Was Born in East Texas I Was Born in East Texas...: Helen G. BurtonHow My Mother Got Her Washing Machine: Janie KirkpatrickKeeping House for My Mother: Betty MartinCourage and Little Else: Helen IbbotsonChores, Chores, Endless Chores: Mary Lou MorgetteA Lesson for Young Brides: Oleta CatesHorses, Friends, and Cleaning Out the Stalls: Sarah McKinneyAunt Hattie's House: Janice WilkinsFinding Home: Grace B. SchmittChapter Three. Work: Making Something That Lasted Making Something That Lasted: Kathryn DoggettGod Had Given Me a Brain: Gayle HuntMaking My Own Way: Erma HiltpoldClerking in My Dad's General Store: Pat Simmons"I'm Doing the Best I Can": Patricia GunderlachDistrict 23, Speedway School: Rose VrbaSouthern Belle: A Full-Time Job: Marthanne LuzaderA Fitting Job: Mathilda MimunCattle Drive: Erin Colleen MooreThe Autoclave: Lavern CrawfordMy Navy Career: Joan H. CrewsAn Office in the Courthouse: Margaret C. LongThings Began to Change: Faye L. KellyMy Silver Star: Billie Grace HerringJust an Old Hooker: Lois EarleyGranny's Biscuits: Sue KinneyChapter Four. Family: Grandmother and the Pirates Grandmother and the Pirates: Eula Rae McCownMy Father and the Value of Money: Bonnie KnippNanoo: Carole BurkeGrandma Maggie Helman: Joann BynumMy Mother and the Pigeons: Martha KniesAn Unexpected Meeting: Patricia LyonWilliam and the Outhouse: Martha BrianMy Brother Ray: Kathryn DoggettAminta: Amparo GonzalezWe All Loved Each Other: Bertie W. WrightLillian: Francys ShliffRosy: Ruby Varnon BishopChapter Five. Love: 'Til We Meet Again 'Til We Meet Again: Sherlie HurwitzLove Letters: Nadeane Walker AndersonThose Golden Days at Graceland: Katherine KoonceHow My Life Changed: Amparo GonzalezTo Do As I Pleased: Minnie Ree BaccusA Keepsake Penny, and Love Refound: Eula Rae McCown"Hey, Maud Farkle . . .": Paula Stephens-BishopDo You Believe in Fate?: Evelyn Simon"I Will Promise You a Rose Garden": Val Jean SchmidtChapter Six. Loss: The Strength to Survive The Lost Shoes: Alice M. ShortThe Day My Childhood Died: Ruby Varnon BishopWhen Daddy Died: Ruby A. TaylorThe Strength to Survive: Sarah LichtmanTeddy: Jean WyllysChanging Places: Joyce A. DehlinRenee: Irene LuedkeThe Day Grandma Died: Sidna Leavenworth"I Should Have Cried": Lucy A. BoyeaLosing Martha: Bobbye Jo BarkerWhen I Think of Grace... :Jeanie ForsythChapter Seven. Living Fully: I Still Had My Two Dollars Decoration Day, Fairy Tales, and the Ice Cream Wagon: Oma GillisI Still Had My Two Dollars: Marji SmithBaseball Fever: Jane R. PeppardThe Best Christmas: Mary G. WarrenInside a Prism: Ruby Varnon BishopMy Bonneville Convertible: Pauline CareyKyky the Elephant: Margaret F. ShiveOutward Bound: Jeanie ForsythThe Happiest Day of My Life: Erma HiltpoldThe Day My Daughter Walked: Mary HolderI Felt like a Queen: Lorene B. LairdA Summer with Granny Rylee: Pat WilliamsonChapter Eight. Witness: Ordinary Lives, Extraordinary EventsRemembering War: Mathilda MimunHolocaust Survivor: Sarah Lichtman"Where Is Pearl Harbor?": Lavern CrawfordDecember 7, 1941: Jean LeonardHow Would I Measure Up under Fire?: Eileen C. TitusRommel's Hannibal Connection: Janine M. KochNot a Dry Eye in the House: Patricia J. ClickWhen the Americans Came: Jean WyllysThe Day Roosevelt Died: Bobbye Jo BarkerAn Army Wife in Postwar Germany: Faye L. KellyAn Ordinary Day: An Extraordinary Event: Wanda HeathTerror: The Day MLK Died: Louise KentWhen the Russians Invaded Czechoslovakia: Dolores R. MuhichFour Joyful Days: Agatha BarbayChapter Nine. Legacies: "I Wish You Could Have Known My Grandma" Family Books, Family Treasures: Helen BurnetteThe Tapestry: Bobbye Jo BarkerMy Grandmother's Dress: Joyce A. DehlinMy Mother's Ring: Mathilda MimunMy Keepsake Quilt: Mary Lou MorgetteThe Legacy of the Two Lauras: Sue KinneyMama's Writings: Irene LuedkeThe Other Side of Fifty: Betty Poe HowardA Letter to a Young Person: Marthanne Luzader"I Wish You Could Have Known My Grandma": Evelyn SimonBiographical NotesAbout Story Circle Network
Responsibility: edited and with introductions by Susan Wittig Albert and Dayna Finet ; foreword by Liz Carpenter.

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