Taking Charge: Nursing, Suffrage, and Feminism in America, 1873-1920

Taking Charge: Nursing, Suffrage, and Feminism in America, 1873-1920

by Sandra B. Lewenson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0824068971

ISBN-13: 9780824068974

Pub. Date: 10/15/1993

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

First Published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.  See more details below

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First Published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780824068974
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/15/1993
Series:
Development of American Feminism Series, #1
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Series Editor's Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
List of Abbreviations
Glossary
Ch. IFrom Separate to Active Spheres3
Women in the Nineteenth Century5
The Modern Nursing Movement17
The Woman Suffrage Movement32
Ch. IIEmancipation Through Organization55
The Superintendents' Society and Its Impact on the Nursing Profession70
The Nurses' Associated Alumnae of the United States and Canada and the Concerns of Women in the Nursing Profession83
The Associated Alumnae and the Superintendents' Society Affiliate as the American Federation of Nurses91
Associated Alumnae Establish the American Journal of Nursing101
The National Association of Colored Graduate Nurses and the Concerns of Women of Color in the Nursing Profession104
National Organization for Public Health Nursing120
Professional Organizations Find Their Political Voice131
Ch. IIIThe Formative Years: Nursing and Suffrage, 1893-1910167
Ch. IVThe Expanding Years: Nursing Supports Suffrage, 1911-1920217
First Years After the "Doldrums"219
Nurses Support Woman Suffrage Resolution227
Ch. VTaking Charge265
Nursism272
Appendix A Graduation Diploma from Boston City Hospital Training School 1897283
Appendix B Sampling of Women's Groups Formed up to 1920285
Appendix C Nursing Organizations and Affiliations with Women's Councils287
Appendix D Invitation to Attend the First Meeting of the Superintendents' Society289
Appendix E Officers for Next Annual Meeting Appointed or Elected January 11, 1894291
Appendix F Timeline: Woman Movement293
Appendix G Timeline: Modern Nursing Movement295
Appendix H Timeline: Professional Nursing Organizations297
Appendix I Timeline: Opening of Nurses Training Schools299
Illustrations301
Index317

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