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Alabama women : their lives and times

Author: Susan Youngblood Ashmore; Lisa Lindquist Dorr
Publisher: Athens : The University of Georgia Press, [2017] ©2017
Series: Southern women (Athens, Ga.)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

Celebrates women's histories in the Yellowhammer State by highlighting the lives and contributions of women and enriching our understanding of the past and present. Exploring such subjects as  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Ressources Internet
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Youngblood Ashmore; Lisa Lindquist Dorr
ISBN: 0820350788 0820350796 9780820350776 082035077X 9780820350783 9780820350790
OCLC Number: 992794495
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 364 pages) : illustrations, map.
Contents: The indomitable women of the Creek Removal Era: "Some one must have told her that I meant to run away with her" / Christopher D. Haveman --
Augusta Evans Wilson: America's forgotten best-selling author / Susan E. Reynolds --
The Townsend family: African American female "voice" and interracial ties / Sharony Green --
The enslaved women surgical patients of J. Marion Sims in antebellum Alabama: sisterhood of shared suffering / Harriet E. Amos Doss --
Maria Fearing: domestic adventurer / Kimberly D. Hill --
Julia S. Tutwiler: the burdens of paternalism and race / Paul M. Pruitt Jr. --
Margaret Murray Washington: a southern reformer and the Black Women's Club Movement / Sheena Harris --
Pattie Ruffner Jacobs: personal anxiety, political triumph / Wayne Flynt and Marlene Hunt Rikard --
Ida E. Brandon Mathis: the one-crop system and the limits of progressive economic reform / Rebecca S. Montgomery --
Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald and Sara Martin Mayfield: "Alabama modern" / Rebecca Cawood McIntyre --
Ruby Pickens Tartt: composing a new score / Tina Jones --
Bess Bolden Walcott: a legacy of women's leadership at Tuskegee Institute / Caroline Gebhard --
Lebanese, Italian, and Slavic immigrant women in metropolitan Birmingham: "Just mud roads" / Staci Glover --
Margaret Charles Smith: lessons from midwifery / Jenny M. Luke --
Virginia Foster Durr: "The liberation of pure white southern womanhood" / Patricia Sullivan --
Rosa Parks: "I don't know whether I could have been more effective ... in the South than I am here in Detroit" / Jeanne Theoharis --
Lurleen Burns Wallace: making her way in Wallace country / Susan Youngblood Ashmore --
Harper Lee: To kill a mockingbird and "a good woman's words" / Nancy Grisham Anderson.
Series Title: Southern women (Athens, Ga.)
Responsibility: edited by Susan Youngblood Ashmore and Lisa Lindquist Dorr.


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