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North Carolina women : their lives and times

Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, 2015.
Series: Southern Women: Their Lives and Times.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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By the twentieth century, North Carolina's progressive streak had strengthened, thanks in part to a growing number of women who engaged in and influenced state and national policies and politics.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Document Type: Book
ISBN: 0820340022 9780820340029
OCLC Number: 892432219
Description: vii, 414 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Michele Gillespie and Sally G. McMillen --
Gertrude Weil: Forever Young / Emily Herring Wilson --
Olive Dame Campbell: Among the Folk: Education, Experimentation, and Rural Life / M. Anna Fariello --
Charlotte Hawkins Brown: Living the Correct Way / Ann Short Chirhart --
Lucy Morgan: The Penland School of Handicrafts and the Southern Appalachian Craft Revival / Jane Becker --
The Delaney Sisters: "We Are North Carolinians" / Amy Hill Hearth --
Nell Battle Lewis: The Political Journey of a Liberal White Supremacist / Elizabeth Gillespie Mcrae --
Gladys Avery Tillett : White Gloved and Iron Willed / Sally G. McMillen --
Ella May Wiggins: Mill Mother "Just A'waiting for a Strike" / Jessica Wilkerson --
Guion Griffis Johnson: "I Got It with the Mother's Milk" / Sarah C. Thuesen --
North Carolina's Farm Women: Plowing around Obstacles / Lu Ann Jones --
Ellen Black Winston: Social Science for Social Welfare / Eileen Boris --
Ella Josephine Baker: "I Never Worked for an Organization but for a Cause" / Heather Bryson --
Susie Marshall Sharp: First Lady of the Law / Anna Ragland Hayes --
Margaret Jarman Hagood: "To Do Justice to It Either in Observing or Recording" / Melissa Walker --
Pauli Murray: "Gifts of the Holy Spirit to Women I Have Known" / Lauren F. Winner --
Crystal Lee Sutton: "I Was Doing Something I Didn't Even Think I Could Do" / Joey Fink --
North Carolina Women Writers: Finding Voice in a Distinguished Literary Place / Rebecca Godwin.
Series Title: Southern Women: Their Lives and Times.
Responsibility: edited by Michele Gillespie and Sally G. McMillen.

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This volume is a welcome addition to the scholarship on North Carolina women. Thanks to the book's careful documentation, high school and college students could use one of the pieces as a springboard Read more...

 
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