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Georgia Women : Their Lives and Times. Volume 2

Author: Ann Short Chirhart; Kathleen Ann Clark
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, 2014.
Series: Southern women (Athens, Ga.)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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James Tanner may be the most famous person in nineteenth-century America that no one has heard of. During his service in the Union army, he lost the lower third of both his legs and afterward had to reinvent himself. After a brush with fame as the stenographer taking down testimony a few feet away from the dying President Abraham Lincoln in April 1865, Tanner eventually became one of the best-known men in Gilded Age  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Chirhart, Ann Short.
Georgia Women.
University of Georgia Press 2014
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ann Short Chirhart; Kathleen Ann Clark
ISBN: 9780820347004 0820347000 130682740X 9781306827409
OCLC Number: 881037160
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Lugenia Burns Hope (1871-1947): Fulfilling a Sacred Purpose; Vara A. Majette (1875-1974): "The Small Voice of a Dissenter" in the Segregated South; Lucy May Stanton (1876-1931): New Forms and Ideas; Catherine Evans Whitener (1881-1964): The Creation of North Georgia's Tufted Textile Industry; Viola Ross Napier (1881-1962): The Twentieth-Century Struggle for Women's Equality; Mary Hambidge (1885-1973): A Vision of Beauty, Symmetry, and Order; Gertrude "Ma" Rainey (1886-1939): "Hear Me Talkin' to You"; Lillian Smith (1887-1966): Humanist. Margaret Mitchell (1900-1949): "What Living in the South Means"Frances Freeborn Pauley (1905-2003): Working for Justice in Twentieth-Century Georgia; Kathryn Dunaway (1906-1980): Grassroots Conservatism and the STOP ERA Campaign; Hazel Jane Raines (1916-1956): Georgia's First Woman Pilot and her "Band of Sisters" during World War II; Carson McCullers (1917-1967): "The Brutal Humiliation of Human Dignity" in the South; Mabel Murphy Smythe (1918-2006): Black Women and Internationalism; Mary Flannery O'Connor (1925-1964): A Prophet for Her Times. Coretta Scott King (1927-2006): Legacy to Civil RightsRosalynn Carter (1927- ): The President's Partner; Alice Tallulah-Kate Walker (1944- ): On All Fronts; Selected Bibliography; List of Contributors; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y.
Series Title: Southern women (Athens, Ga.)
Responsibility: edited by Ann Short Chirhart and Kathleen An Clark.

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Women were leading actors in twentieth-century developments in Georgia, yet most histories minimise their contributions. The essays in the second volume of Georgia Women vividly portray a wide array  Read more...

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