The Rockefeller Women: Dynasty of Piety, Privacy, and Service

The Rockefeller Women: Dynasty of Piety, Privacy, and Service

by Clarice Stasz
     
 

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Based on never-before used letters, diaries, and photographs from the Rockefeller Archive, The Rockefeller Women reveals the life of four generations of an extraordinary family: Eliza Davison Rockefeller, the Mother of John D., who instilled in her sons drive for success in business and Christian service; Laura Spelman Rockefeller, the wife of John D., the

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Based on never-before used letters, diaries, and photographs from the Rockefeller Archive, The Rockefeller Women reveals the life of four generations of an extraordinary family: Eliza Davison Rockefeller, the Mother of John D., who instilled in her sons drive for success in business and Christian service; Laura Spelman Rockefeller, the wife of John D., the daughter of an underground railway operator and early supporter of racial freedom; Edith Rockefeller McCormick, the daughter of John D. and Laura, who became the queen of Chicago society, studied under Carl Jung and became a lay analyst; Abby Aldrich Rockefeller, the wife of John Jr. and mother of six children—Winthrop, Laurence, Nelson, John III, David and Babs—who helped found the Museum of Modern Art; Margaretta "Happy" Rockefeller who married Nelson.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781583488560
Publisher:
iUniverse, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/19/2000
Pages:
424
Sales rank:
912,982
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.94(d)

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