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Moving portraits of fifteen independent women who helped make Florida what it is today More than Petticoats: Remarkable Florida Women profiles the lives of fifteen of the state's most important historical figures—women from across Florida, from many different backgrounds and walks of life. With enduring strength and compassion, these remarkable women broke through social, cultural, or political barriers to make contributions to society that still resonate today. Read about:• Mary McLeod Bethune, daughter of ...
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photographs Guilford, CT: (2001). 1st printing. First Edition. Fine in stiff wraps. Tall 8vo (9"x6"), softbound, 174pp. ISBN: 1560449934. ISBN: 1560449934 Contents: Malee ... Francis, Bertha Honore Palmer, Julia Tuttle, Mary McLeod Bethune, Harriet Bedell, Eratha M.M. White, Dr. Anna Darrow, Ivy Cromartie Stranahan, Ruth Bryan Owen, Rose Sayetta Weiss, Marjory Stoneman Douglas, Zora Neale Hurston, Helen Hunt West, and Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings. Read more Show Less

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Overview

Moving portraits of fifteen independent women who helped make Florida what it is today More than Petticoats: Remarkable Florida Women profiles the lives of fifteen of the state's most important historical figures—women from across Florida, from many different backgrounds and walks of life. With enduring strength and compassion, these remarkable women broke through social, cultural, or political barriers to make contributions to society that still resonate today. Read about:• Mary McLeod Bethune, daughter of slaves, who founded Bethune-Cookman College in Daytona • Marjory Stoneman Douglas, author and protector of the Everglades—which was slated to be a housing development• Zora Neale Hurston, an African-American writer who died penniless in Fort Pierce but who is now studied in colleges and compared to Faulkner• Frances Langford, the first woman to tour overseas with the USO during World War II, entertaining troops with her signature song, "I'm in the Mood for Love"Each of these women demonstrated an independence of spirit that is as inspiring now as it was then. Read about their extraordinary lives in this captivating collection of biographies.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781560449935
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 6/1/2001
  • Series: More than Petticoats Series
  • Edition description: 1 ED
  • Pages: 192
  • Product dimensions: 6.02 (w) x 8.98 (h) x 0.56 (d)

Meet the Author

Vero Beach resident E. Lynne Wright is the author of It Happened in Florida and More than Petticoats: Remarkable Florida Women. Her short stories, nonfiction articles, essays, and book reviews have appeared in the Cleveland Plain Dealer, Hartford Courant, Woman's Day, and many anthologies and literary magazines.
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments viii

Introduction ix

Florida's Pocahontas Malee Francis 1

Diamonds and Cattle Ranches Bertha Honor? Palmer 9

Mother of Miami Julia Tuttle 19

Daughter of Slaves, Adviser to Presidents Mary McLeod Bemune 29

White Sister of the Seminoles Harriet Bedell 40

Angel of Mercy Eartha M. M. White 50

Doc Anner Dr. Anna Darrow 60

Florida's First Congresswoman Ruth Bryan Owen 69

Mother of Miami Beach Rose Sayetta Weiss 80

Mother of the Everglades Marjory Stoneman Douglas 91

A Genius of the South Zora Neale Hurston 101

Lawyer, Journalist, Feminist Helen Hunt West 110

Pulitzer Prize Winner at Cross Creek Magorie Kinnan Rawlings 120

Flying High Jacqueline Cochran 130

Sweetheart of World War II Frances Langford 136

Bibliography 143

Index 150

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