Educational Work of Women's Organizations, 1890-1960

Educational Work of Women's Organizations, 1890-1960

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Educational Work of Women's Organizations, 1890-1960

This book explores women's organizations and their various educational contributions through local, state, and national networks from 1890 to 1960.Contributors investigate how women united to support and sustain education in both formal and informal settings, and examine various associations.

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ISBN-13: 9780230600072
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 03/18/2008
Edition description: 2008
Pages: 260
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Women, Volunteerism, and Education   Christine Woyshner   Anne Meis Knupfer     1
Advancing Higher Education and Professional Work for Women
"Standing Up for High Standards": The Southern Association of College Women   Joan Marie Johnson     17
"Forwarding Our Great Purpose of Research in Education": Women and Educational Research in Pi Lambda Theta, 1920-60   Laurie Moses Hines     39
Cold War Women: Professional Guidance, National Defense, and the Society of Women Engineers, 1950-60   Laura Micheletti Puaca     57
Expanding Women's Influence in Politics and Social Reform Institutions
The National College Equal Suffrage League   Jana Nidiffer     81
Latter-Day Knights: College Women, Social Settlements, and Social Class in the Progressive-Era United States   Emily Mieras     101
"The Worker Must Have Bread, but She Must Have Roses, Too": The Education Programs of the Women's Trade Union League, 1908-26   Liz Rohan     121
"Uplifting the Race"
The Student YWCA: Intersections of Gender, Religion, and Race, 1915-25   Sharlene Voogd Cochrane     143
"I Think I'd Like to Have the Experience of Meeting a Negro": New York City's White Society Women Raise Funds for Black Colleges, 1944-60   Marybeth Gasman     163
Linking Friendship and Service: Education and Philanthropy amongthe Black Elite, 1946-60   Kijua Sanders-McMurtry   Nia Woods Haydel     179
Schooling Children
"Politics Are Quite Perplexing": Bessie Locke and the National Kindergarten Association Campaign, 1909-60   Barbara Beatty     195
"We Are from the City, and We Are Here to Educate You": The Georgia Federation of Women's Clubs and Tallulah Falls School   Andra Knecht     215
The Suburban PTA and the Good Life, 1920-60   Claudia J. Keenan     235
Contributors     251
Index     255

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