Women in Long Island's past : a history of famous eminent and everyday lives

Naylor, Natalie A

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  • Creator Natalie A. Naylor
  • Format Books
  • Publication Charleston, SC : History Press, 2012.
  • Physical Details
    • 192 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9781609494995, 1609494997
  • OCLC ocn811850361

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages [165]-190).

Contents

  • The First Long Islanders -- Colonial Long Island -- The Revolutionary Schism and the Occupation of Long Island -- Expanding the Domestic Sphere in the Nineteenth Century -- Long Island's First Ladies -- Novelists, Poets and Other Writers -- Women and the Arts -- Philanthropists and Humanitarians -- Earning a Living : Entrepreneurs, Entertainers and Scientists -- Pioneering Pilots : Daring and Intrepid Airwomen -- Achieving Votes for Women -- Civic and Political Activists -- Years of Change, 1930-1980 -- Historians and Preservationists -- Epilogue
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