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To Do and to Be: Portraits of Four Women Activists, 1893-1986 Ann Schofield

To Do and to Be: Portraits of Four Women Activists, 1893-1986

Ann Schofield

Published January 16th 1997
ISBN : 9781555532932
Paperback
183 pages
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Gertrude Barnum (1866-1948), Mary Dreier (1876-1963), Pauline Newman (c.1888-1986), and Rose Pesotta (1896-1965) are the subjects of this fascinating study. Ann Schofield examines their personal lives along with their contributions to the suffrage,MoreGertrude Barnum (1866-1948), Mary Dreier (1876-1963), Pauline Newman (c.1888-1986), and Rose Pesotta (1896-1965) are the subjects of this fascinating study. Ann Schofield examines their personal lives along with their contributions to the suffrage, feminist, settlement house, and trade union movements in the early 20th century, and shows how these courageous activists helped to define a new model of womanhood that incorporated waged labor into the female life cycle.