Georgia women : their lives and times

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  • Creator edited by Ann Short Chirhart and Betty Wood
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Athens : University of Georgia Press, c2009-2014.
  • Physical Details
    • 2 volumes : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
  • ISBNs 9780820333366, 0820333360, 9780820333373, 0820333379, 9780820337845, 0820337846, 9780820337852, 0820337854, 9780820347004, 0820347000
  • OCLC ocn276338611

Notes

  • Second editor for v. 2 : Kathleen Ann Clark.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

  • Introduction / Ann Short Chirhart with Betty Wood -- Mary Musgrove (ca. 1700-1765) : maligned mediator or mischievous malefactor / Julie Anne Sweet -- Nancy Hart (ca. 1735-ca. 1830) : "Too good not to tell again" / John Thomas Scott -- Elizabeth Lichtenstein Johnston (1764-1848) : "Shot round the world but not heard" / Ben Marsh -- Ellen Craft (ca. 1826-1891) : the fugitive who fled as a planter / Barbara McCaskill -- Fanny Kemble (1809-1893) and Frances Butler Leigh (1838-1910) : becoming Georgian / Daniel Kilbride -- Susie King Taylor (1848-1912) : "I gave my services willingly" / Catherine Clinton -- Eliza Frances Andrews (1840-1931) : "I will have to say Damn! yet, before I am done with them" / Christopher J. Olsen -- Amanda America Dickson (1849-1893) : a wealthy lady of color in nineteenth-century Georgia / Kent Anderson Leslie -- Mary Gay (1829-1918) : sin, self, and survival in the post-Civil War South / Michele Gillespie -- Rebecca Latimer Felton (1835-1930) : the problem of protection in the new South / LeeAnn Whites -- Mary Latimer McLendon (1840-1921) : "Mother of suffrage work in Georgia" / Stacey Horstmann Gatti -- Mildred Lewis Rutherford (1851-1928) : the redefinition of new South White womanhood / Sarah Case -- Nellie Peters Black (1851-1919) : Georgia's Pioneer Club woman / Carey Olmstead Shellman -- Lucy Craft Laney (1855-1933) and Martha Berry (1866-1942) : lighting fires of knowledge / Jennifer Lund Smith -- Corra Harris (1869-1935) : the storyteller as folk preacher / Donald Mathews -- Juliette Gordon Low (1860-1927) : late-blooming daisy / Anastatia Hodgens Sims
  • Volume 2. Introduction / Ann Short Chirhart and Katheleen Ann Clark -- Lucenia Burns Hope (1871-1947) : fulfilling a sacred purpose / Ann Short Chirhart -- Vara A. Majette (1875-1974) : "The small voice of a dissenter" in the segregated south / Leslie Dunlap -- Lucy May Stanton (1876-1931) : New forms and ideas / Betty Alice Fowler -- Catherine Evans Whitener (1881-1964) : the creation of North Georgia's tufted textile industry / Randall L. Patton -- Viola Ross Napier (1881-1962) : the twentieth-century stuggle for women's equality / Elizabeth Gillespie McRae -- Mary Hambidge (1885-1973) : a vision of beauty, symmetry, and order / Rosemary M. Magee -- Gertrude "Ma" Rainey (1886-1939) : "Hear me talkin' to you" / Steve Goodson -- Lillian Smith (1887-1966) : humanist / John C. Inscoe -- Margaret Mitchell (1900-1949) : "What living in the south means" / Kathleen Ann Clark -- Frances Freeborn Pauley (1905-2003) : working for justice in the twentieth-century Georgia / Kathryn L. Nasstrom -- Kathryn Dunaway (1906-1980 : grassroots conservatism and the stop era campaign / Robin Morris -- Hazel Jane Raines (1916-1956) : Georgia's first woman pilot and her "band of sisters" during World War II / Paul Stephen Hudson -- Carson McCullers (1917-1967) : "The brutal humiliation of human dignity" in the south / Carlos Dews -- Mabel Murphy Smythe (1918-2006) : black women and internationalism / Mary Rolinson -- Mary Flannery O'Connor (1925-1964) : a prophet for her times / Sarah Gordon -- Coretta Scott King (1927-2006) : legacy to civil rights / Glenn T. Eskew -- Rosalynn Carter (1927-) : the president's partner / Scott Kaufman -- Alice Tallulah-Kate Walker (1944-) : on all fronts / Deborah G. Plant
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