Elisabeth Gilman: Crusader for Justice

Elisabeth Gilman: Crusader for Justice

by Ross Jones

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781944962456
Publisher: Secant Publishing Llc
Publication date: 05/31/2018
Pages: 260
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface 1

Chapter 1 Joy-Then Sorrow 5

Chapter 2 "A Sudden and Alarming Illness" 8

Chapter 3 University of California Years 12

Chapter 4 The Move to Baltimore 15

Chapter 5 A New Wife, New Mother, New Home 20

Chapter 6 A Lifelong Learner 23

Chapter 7 Elisabeth and Her Father 29

Chapter 8 The Gilman Family and Travel 34

Chapter 9 Sailing the Nile River and Exploring Egypt 44

Chapter 10 Trip to Europe with Alice/1900 53

Chapter 11 Family Heritage and Elisabeth's Call to Social Work 58

Chapter 12 Searching for a New Path 65

Chapter 13 Religious Influences 69

Chapter 14 Moving Toward Socialism 78

Chapter 15 Women in World War I 88

Chapter 16 Elisabeth Serves in France/1917-1919 93

Chapter 17 Building Steam with Progressive Causes 111

Chapter 18 The Open Forum in Baltimore 119

Chapter 19 Patron of Mercer Johnston 129

Chapter 20 Elisabeth and Mercer/1920s 141

Chapter 21 Elisabeth Crosses the "Color Line" 154

Chapter 22 Entering the Political Fray/Campaigning for Governor 157

Chapter 23 Leading Up to the Election for Governor/1930 166

Chapter 24 Conflict Between Mercer and Elisabeth 176

Chapter 25 Decline of the Socialist Party in the United States 183

Chapter 26 Campaigns and Other Activities after 1930 Election 188

Chapter 27 "An Absolute Pacifist" 192

Chapter 28 Advocating for Causes/1930s - 1940s 196

Chapter 29 The Run for Senate/1934 205

Chapter 30 Running for Mayor, Senator, Sheriff, and Governor (Again) 209

Chapter 31 The Relationship Cools 216

Chapter 32 Moving from 513 Park Avenue 220

Chapter 33 Preserving Her Father's Legacy 224

Chapter 34 Testimonial Dinner 232

Chapter 35 Elisabeth's Death 236

Afterword 241

Acknowledgments 243

Appendix: A Quiet Day, 513 Park Avenue 246

Bibliography 251

About the Author 254

Index 255

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