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More than petticoats. Remarkable Maine women

Author: Kate Kennedy
Publisher: Guilford, Conn. : TwoDot, ©2005.
Series: More than petticoats series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st ed
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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.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Biography
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kate Kennedy
ISBN: 0762731478 9780762731473
OCLC Number: 58051314
Description: x, 149 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm.
Contents: 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".
Series Title: More than petticoats series.
Other Titles: Remarkable Maine women
Responsibility: Kate Kennedy.
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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.

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