"To Do and To Be": Portraits of Four Women Activists, 1893-1986

by Ann Schofield
     
 

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Gertrude Barnum (1866-1948), Mary Dreier (1876-1963), Pauline Newman (c.1888-1986), and Rose Pesotta (1896-1965) are the subjects of this fascinating study. Ann Schofield examines their personal lives along with their contributions to the suffrage, feminist, settlement house, and trade union movements in the early 20th century, and shows how these courageous activists

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Gertrude Barnum (1866-1948), Mary Dreier (1876-1963), Pauline Newman (c.1888-1986), and Rose Pesotta (1896-1965) are the subjects of this fascinating study. Ann Schofield examines their personal lives along with their contributions to the suffrage, feminist, settlement house, and trade union movements in the early 20th century, and shows how these courageous activists helped to define a new model of womanhood that incorporated waged labor into the female life cycle.

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ISBN-13:
9781555532932
Publisher:
Northeastern University Press
Publication date:
01/16/1997
Pages:
183
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.54(d)

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