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Beyond suffrage, women in the New Deal

Author: Susan Ware
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1981.
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Profiles women who achieved positions of national leadership in the 1930s under Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal administration.
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Ware, Susan, 1950-
Beyond suffrage, women in the New Deal.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1981
(OCoLC)654312976
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Ware
ISBN: 0674069218 9780674069213 0674069226 9780674069220
OCLC Number: 6889496
Notes: Revision of the author's thesis, Harvard.
Description: 204 pages : graph ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction --
1. The women's network --
2. A generational approach --
3. The critical year, 1933-1934 --
4. Women and democratic politics --
5. Women and social welfare policy --
6. A generation on the wane --
Apendix A. Criteria for selection of the women --
Appendix B. Group profile and individual biographies. Grace Abbott (1878-1939) --
Mary Anderson (1872-1964) --
Marion Glass Banister (1875-1951) --
Clara Mortenson Beyer (1892- ) --
Emily Newell Blair (1877-1951) --
Jo Coffin (c.1880-1943) --
Mary W. ("Molly") Dewson (1874-1962) --
Florence ("Daisy") Jaffray Harriman (1870-1967) --
Jane Margueretta Hoey (1892-1968) --
Lucy Somerville Howorth (1895- ) --
Mary Ladame (c.1885- ?) --
Katharine Fredica Lenroot (1892- ) --
Dorothy McAlister [sic] (c.1900- ) --
Lucille Foster McMillin (c.1870-1949) --
Emma Guffey Miller (1874-1970) --
Mary T. Norton (1875-1959) --
Caroline O'Day (1869-1943) --
Ruth Bryan Owen (1885-1954) --
Frances Perkins (1880-1965) --
Josephine Aspinwall Roche (1886-1976) --
Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962) --
Nellie Tayloe Ross (1876-1977) --
Mary Harriman Rumsey (1881-1934) --
Rose Schneiderman (1882-1972) --
Hilda Worthington Smith (1888- ) --
Sue Shelton White (1887-1943) --
Carolyn Wolfe (1890- ?) --
Ellen Sullivan Woodward (1887-1971) --
Appendix C. Summary of biographical material --
Manuscript collections cited --
Notes --
Index.
Responsibility: Susan Ware.

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A sensitive collective biography of twenty-eight women New Dealers and...a description of their tactical means of operation...All can unite in thanking Ware for opening a uniquely political chapter Read more...

 
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