Suffer and Grow Strong: The Life of Ella Gertrude Clanton Thomas, 1834-1907

Suffer and Grow Strong: The Life of Ella Gertrude Clanton Thomas, 1834-1907

by Carolyn Curry

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780881464740
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Publication date: 03/31/2014
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Carolyn Curry holds a BA in English from Agnes Scott College and MA and PhD degrees in History from Georgia State University. She has taught at the Westminster Schools in Atlanta and The University of Kentucky. Curry is the founder and chair of Women Alone Together®, a non-profit foundation created to meet the needs of women who are alone in our culture. The well-being of women past and present has been her lifelong passion. Curry resides in Atlanta, Georgia

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

1 Home 6

2 Family, Wealth, and Privilege 13

3 Adolescence and Education 30

4 Marriage 53

5 The Civil War 74

6 Adjustment to Defeat 91

7 Bankruptcy 114

8 Teacher and Writer 135

9 Awareness and Commitment 158

10 Suffragist and New Woman 182

Conclusion 205

Acknowledgments 212

Notes 217

Bibliography 233

Index 246

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