Southern Women in the Progressive Era

Southern Women in the Progressive Era [Download] ➽ Southern Women in the Progressive Era By Giselle Roberts – Heartforum.co.uk From the 1890s to the end of World War I, the reformers who called themselves progressives helped transform the United States, and many women filled their ranks Through solo efforts and voluntary asso From in the Progressive Era PDF \ the s in the eBook ✓ to the end of World War I, the reformers Southern Women PDF/EPUB or who called themselves progressives helped transform the United States, and many women filled Women in the PDF/EPUB ê their ranks Through solo efforts and voluntary associations, both national and regional, women agitated for change, addressing issues such as poverty, suffrage, urban overcrowding, and public health Southern Women in the Progressive Era presents the stories of a diverse group of southern women African Americans, working class women, teachers, nurses, and activists in their own words, casting a fresh light on one of the most dynamic eras in US historyThese women hailed from Virginia to Florida and from South Carolina to Texas and wrote in a variety of genres, from correspondence and speeches to bureaucratic reports, autobiographies, and editorials Included in this volume, to name but a few of the selections, are the previously unpublished memoir of the civil rights activist Mary McLeod Bethune, who founded a school for black children the correspondence of a textile worker, Anthelia Holt, whose musings to a friend reveal the day to day joys and hardships of mill town life the letters of the educator and agricultural field agent Henrietta Aiken Kelly, who attempted to introduce silk culture to southern farmers and the speeches of the popular novelist Mary Johnson, who fought for women s voting rights Always illuminating and often inspiring, each story highlights the part that regional identity particularly race played in health and education reform, suffrage campaigns, and women s club workTogether these women s voices reveal the promise of the Progressive Era, as well as its limitations, as women sought to redefine their role as workers and citizens of the United States.

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    Southern Women in the Progressive Era PDF/EPUB » agitated for change, addressing issues such as poverty, suffrage, urban overcrowding, and public health Southern Women in the Progressive Era presents the stories of a diverse group of southern women African Americans, working class women, teachers, nurses, and activists in their own words, casting a fresh light on one of the most dynamic eras in US historyThese women hailed from Virginia to Florida and from South Carolina to Texas and wrote in a variety of genres, from correspondence and speeches to bureaucratic reports, autobiographies, and editorials Included in this volume, to name but a few of the selections, are the previously unpublished memoir of the civil rights activist Mary McLeod Bethune, who founded a school for black children the correspondence of a textile worker, Anthelia Holt, whose musings to a friend reveal the day to day joys and hardships of mill town life the letters of the educator and agricultural field agent Henrietta Aiken Kelly, who attempted to introduce silk culture to southern farmers and the speeches of the popular novelist Mary Johnson, who fought for women s voting rights Always illuminating and often inspiring, each story highlights the part that regional identity particularly race played in health and education reform, suffrage campaigns, and women s club workTogether these women s voices reveal the promise of the Progressive Era, as well as its limitations, as women sought to redefine their role as workers and citizens of the United States."/>
  • Hardcover
  • 392 pages
  • Southern Women in the Progressive Era
  • Giselle Roberts
  • 23 July 2019
  • 9781611179255

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