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Kentucky women : their lives and times

Author: Melissa A McEuen; Thomas H Appleton
Publisher: Athens ; London : University of Georgia Press, [2015]
Series: Southern women (Athens, Ga.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Covering the Appalachian region in the east to the Pennyroyal in the west, the essays highlight women whose aspirations, innovations, activism, and creativity illustrate Kentucky s role in political and social reform, education, health care, the arts, and cultural development."--
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Melissa A McEuen; Thomas H Appleton
ISBN: 9780820344522 0820344524 9780820344539 0820344532
OCLC Number: 881518483
Notes: Transylvania Library notes:
KY Author: Melissa A. McEuen
KY Author: Martha Billips
TU Associate: Melissa A. McEuen (faculty)
TU Associate: Martha Billips (faculty)
KY Author: Thomas H. Appleton Jr.
Description: xii, 432 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: Nonhelema Hokolesqua (1718 --
1786), Jemima Boone Callaway (1762 --
1829), and Matilda Lewis Threlkeld (1799 --
c. 1885) Searching for Kentucky's Female Frontier / Craig Thompson Friend --
Anne Pogue McGinty (c. 1735 --
1815) and Anne McCarty Braden (1924 --
2006) The Power of Place across Four Centuries / Catherine Fosl --
Mary Jane Warfield Clay (1815 --
1900) Wifely Devotion, Divorce, and Rebirth in Nineteenth-Century Kentucky / William Kuby --
Emilie Todd Helm (1836 --
1930) and Mary Todd Lincoln (1818 --
1882) "We Weep Over Our Dead Together" / Angela Esco Elder --
Josie Underwood (1840 --
1923) and Frances Dallam Peter (1843 --
1864) Two Union Women in Civil War Kentucky / Andrea S. Watkins --
Laura Clay (1849 --
1941) --
States' Rights and Southern Suffrage Reform / Mary Jane Smith --
Sophonisba Preston Breckinridge (1866 --
1948) Homegrown Heroine / Anya Jabour. Katherine Pettit (1868 --
1936) and May Stone (1867 --
1946) The Cultural Politics of Mountain Reform / Sarah Case --
Enid Yandell (1869 --
1934) Kentucky's Frontier Sculptor and "Bachelor Maid" / Juilee Decker --
Madeline McDowell Breckinridge (1872 --
1920) A Sense of Mission / Lindsey Apple --
Linda Neville (1873 --
1961) "The Lady Who Helps Blind Children See" / James Duane Bolin --
Elizabeth "Lizzie" Fouse (1875 --
1952) Challenging Stereotypes and Building Community / Karen Cotton Mcdaniel --
Mary Breckinridge (1881 --
1965) Kind Ambition and the Creation of the Frontier Nursing Service / Melanie Beals Goan --
Harriette Simpson Arnow (1908 --
1986) A Writer's Life / Martha Billips --
Georgia Montgomery Davis Powers (1923 --
) Purpose in Politics / Carolyn R. Dupont --
Martha Layne Collins (1936 --
) Textbooks, Toyota, and Tenacity / John Paul Hill --
Nancy Newsom Mahaffey (1955 --
) Preserving Heritage Foods in the "Ham Heartland" / Melissa A. Mceuen.
Series Title: Southern women (Athens, Ga.)
Responsibility: edited by Melissa A. McEuen and Thomas H. Appleton Jr.
Local System Bib Number:
System.Supplied@2015-04-09,14:41:32

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Introduces a history as dynamic and diverse as Kentucky itself. Covering the Appalachian region in the east to the Pennyroyal in the west, the essays highlight women whose aspirations, innovations,  Read more...
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