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More than petticoats. Remarkable Maine women

More than Petticoats: Remarkable Main Women tells the stories of thirteen strong and determined women who broke through social, cultural, or political barriers. Through their passions for art, exploration, literature, politics, music, and nature, these women made contributions to society that still resonate today
Print Book, English, ©2005
1st ed
TwoDot, Guilford, Conn., ©2005
x, 149 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm.
9780762731473, 0762731478
Marguerite-Blanche Thibodeau Cyr: Tante Blanche: the mother of Madawaska
Kate Furbish: botanic artist in the garden of Maine
Abbie Burgess Grant: lighthouse keeper
Lillian M. N. Stevens: temperance activist and social reformer
Sarah Orne Jewett: writer from the Country of the pointed firs
Cornella "Fly Rod" Crosby: sportswoman & journalist of the Maine woods
Lillian "La Nordica" Norton: the yankee diva
Josephine Diebitsch Peary: Arctic explorer & writer
Florence Nicolar Shay: Penobscot basketmaker & tribal advocate
Marguerite Thompson Zorach: avant-garde painter of Robinhood Cove
Florence Eastman Williams: working woman, clairvoyant, beloved matriarch
Sister R. Mildred Barker: "hands to work, hearts to God"
Margaret Chase Smith: "a ship's figurehead in proud profile"