To raise myself a little : the diaries and letters of Jennie, a Georgia teacher, 1851-1886 (Book, 2012) [WorldCat.org]
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To raise myself a little : the diaries and letters of Jennie, a Georgia teacher, 1851-1886

Author: Amelia Akehurst Lines; Thomas G Dyer
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, 2012, ©1982.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Amelia Akehurst Lines's diaries and letters provide an extraordinarily rich record of the attitudes and values of an "average" American woman of the mid-nineteenth century. Lines was a young New York  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
History
Named Person: Amelia Akehurst Lines; Amelia Akehurst Lines
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amelia Akehurst Lines; Thomas G Dyer
ISBN: 0820339369 9780820339368
OCLC Number: 817733081
Description: xiv, 284 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Other Titles: Diaries and letters of Jennie, a Georgia teacher, 1851-1886
Responsibility: Amelia Akehurst Lines ; edited by Thomas Dyer.

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The publication of To Raise Myself a Little rescues from obscurity materials that shed light on a particularly interesting nook in American history. Together these writings provide a complex portrait Read more...

 
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