More Than Petticoats: Remarkable Ohio Women

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Discover twelve profiles of strong and determined women. Meet the First Circuit Court judge Florence Ellinwood Allen, a pioneer in the field of law; Newbery Award-winning children's book author Lois Lenski, whose numerous books continue to inspire young readers; educator Hallie Q. Brown, past president of Wilberforce University; and legendary pioneer Annie Oakley, champion markswoman and beloved performer.
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Discover twelve profiles of strong and determined women. Meet the First Circuit Court judge Florence Ellinwood Allen, a pioneer in the field of law; Newbery Award-winning children's book author Lois Lenski, whose numerous books continue to inspire young readers; educator Hallie Q. Brown, past president of Wilberforce University; and legendary pioneer Annie Oakley, champion markswoman and beloved performer.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780762736256
  • Publisher: Two Dot Books
  • Publication date: 12/14/2012
  • Series: More Than Petticoats Series
  • Pages: 160
  • Product dimensions: 6.08 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.48 (d)

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Greta Anderson, a freelance writer and editor, teaches writing at Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. She is involved in local and prison literacy projects and is a community activist in Iowa City.
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Table of Contents

Introduction v
Harriet Beecher Stowe: "The Little Lady Who Made a Big War" 1811-1896 1
Eliza Jane Trimble Thompson: Mother of a Crusade 1816-1905 15
Mary Ann Ball Bickerdyke: The Nurse Who Outranked General Sherman 1817-1901 24
Victoria C. Woodhull: Avatar of Free Love and the Vote 1838-1927 37
Hallie Quinn Brown: A Builder of Schools c. 1854-1949 51
Annie Oakley: Little Sure Shot 1860-1926 62
Helen Herron Taft: White House Bound 1861-1943 73
Jane Edna Hunter: A Beacon for the Black Working Woman 1882-1971 85
Florence Ellinwood Allen: A Woman of Justice 1884-1966 96
Ella P. Stewart: Trailblazing Toledoan 1893-1987 108
Lois Lenski: Collaborator with Children 1893-1974 119
Dorothy Fuldheim: Cleveland's Media Doyenne 1893-1989 131
Bibliography 141
Index 147
About the Author 152
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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 18, 2005

    Entertaining and Informative

    Greta Anderson has taken the lives of these Ohio women and woven short histories that are both entertaining and informative. I'd recommend for anyone teaching Ohio history or interested in learning about the lives of some very significant women.

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