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Elizabeth Buffum Chace and Lillie Chace Wyman : a century of abolitionist, suffragist, and workers' rights activism

Author: Elizabeth C Stevens
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"At her death she was hailed as "the conscience of Rhode Island": Elizabeth Buffum Chace's life (1806-1899) of public activism spanned sixty years. Having fought to abolish slavery in the years before the Civil War, Chace spearheaded the drive for women's suffrage in Rhode Island in the last decades of the 19th century. She was an associate of radical activists William Lloyd Garrison and Lucy Stone and she advocated
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Stevens, Elizabeth C., 1947-
Elizabeth Buffum Chace and Lillie Chace Wyman.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2003
(OCoLC)654716986
Named Person: Elizabeth Buffum Chace; Lillie Buffum Chace Wyman; Elizabeth Buffum Chace; Lillie Buffum Chace Wyman; Elizabeth Buffum Chase; Lillie Buffum Chase Wyman
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth C Stevens
ISBN: 0786416173 9780786416172
OCLC Number: 52386387
Notes: Originally presented as the author's thesis (doctoral)--Brown University, 1993.
Description: xiii, 332 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: "To train up the children in the way they should go" --
"The world turned upside down" --
"The momentous step" --
"A living adherence to vital principles ..." --
"Neither parrots, puppets nor pedants but thinkers ..." --
"Their bravest faith and best aspirations were thwarted by their fate" --
"To every human being belongs every human right" --
"What shall we do with our daughters?" --
"The child of the state" --
"Factory women and girls of New England" --
"Was she clothed with the rents paid for these wretched rooms?" --
"What shall we do next?" --
"Studies of factory life" --
"So many gone, yet so much left to be done" --
"From generation to generation" --
"A part of our consciousness, like the hills, and the sea and sky" --
"She was a woman of the titan brood" --
"My special and inherited cause" --
"Gertrude of Denmark" --
"To have been anti-slavery together ..."
Responsibility: by Elizabeth C. Stevens.
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Elizabeth Buffum Chace's life (1806-1899) of public activism spanned 60 years. Her daughter Lillie Chace Wyman (1847-1929), was an activist-writer and published short stories on social issues. This  Read more...

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