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Madeline McDowell Breckinridge and the battle for a new South / Melba Porter Hay ; foreword by Marjorie Julian Spruill.

Author/Creator:
Hay, Melba Porter, 1949-
Publication:
Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, c2009.
Format/Description:
Book
xiv, 353 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series:
Topics in Kentucky history
Topics in Kentucky history
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Subjects:
Breckinridge, Madeline McDowell, 1872-1920.
Women -- United States -- Biography.
Women's rights -- United States -- Biography.
Women -- Suffrage.
Women -- United States -- History.
Contents:
"One great honored name," 1872-1889
"A thunder-bolt out of a clear sky," 1890-1896
"An unholy interest in reforming others," 1897-1900
"Our hope lies in the children," 1901-1904
"Whatever a woman can do
in the long run she will do," 1905-1907
"Educational advance and school suffrage for women go hand in hand," 1908-1911
"Among the most brilliant advocates of votes for women in this country," 1912-1913
"An able speaker, a brilliant woman," 1914-1915
"I cannot keep her from doing more than she ought to do," 1916-1918
Kentucky's "most distinguished woman citizen," 1919-1920
Epilogue: "She belonged to Kentucky."
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 319-334) and index.
ISBN:
9780813125329 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0813125324 (hardcover : alk. paper)
OCLC:
261177174