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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Women and Texas history.
Austin : Texas State Historical Association, c1993
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Fane Downs; Nancy Baker Jones
|Description:||xviii, 182 p. ; 22 cm.|
|Contents:||Foreword / Nancy Baker Jones --
Introduction / Fane Downs --
Texas Women and the Writing of Women's History / Elizabeth Fox-Genovese --
The Entry of Mexican Women into Urban Based Industries: Experiences in Texas During the Twentieth Century / Barbara J. Rozek --
Hispanic and Mexican American Women on the Texas Stage, 1875-1990 / Elizabeth C. Ramirez --
Pauline Periwinkle: Prodding Dallas into the Progressive Era / Jacquelyn McElhaney --
Saving the Children: The Women's Crusade Against Child Labor, 1902-1918 / Judith N. McArthur --
The "Next 'Big Job'": Women Prison Reformers in Texas, 1918-1930 / Paul M. Lucko --
Professional, Feminine, and Feminist: Annie Webb Blanton and the Founding of Delta Kappa Gamma / Debbie Mauldin Cottrell --
Bonnet in the Ring: Minnie Fisher Cunningham's Campaign for Governor of Texas in 1944 / Patricia Ellen Cunningham --
Domesticity and the Texas Oil Fields: Dimensions of Women's Experience, 1920-1950 / Diana Davids Olien. To Wed and to Teach: The Myth of the Single Teacher / Sylvia Hunt --
Sepia Record as a Forum for Negotiating Women's Roles / Sherilyn Brandenstein --
Women as Literary Participants in Contemporary Events / Lou Rodenberger --
Women's Literature and History in Texas: A Confluence of Traditions / Sylvia Grider --
Where Do We Go from Here? A (Very Personal) Response to "Women and Texas History: A Conference." / Elizabeth York Enstam.
|Other Titles:||Women & Texas history.|
|Responsibility:||edited by Fane Downs and Nancy Baker Jones ; with a keynote essay by Elizabeth Fox-Genovese.|
This "milestone" publication, notes Fane Downs in her introduction to Women and Texas History, represents "the emerging maturity of the field of Texas women's history; moreover, these essays add significantly to our knowledge of the complex and diverse history of Texas." This ground-breaking volume will be of interest to students, scholars, and general readers, and is well adapted to classroom use.