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Gender, Class, Race, and Reform in the Progressive Era [electronic resource] / Noralee Frankel, Nancy S. Dye, editors.

Publication:
Lexington, Kentucky : The University Press of Kentucky, 1991.
Conference Name:
Conference on Women in the Progressive Era (1988 : National Museum of American History)
Format/Description:
Conference/Event
Book
1 online resource (209 p.)
Subjects:
Women social reformers -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Congresses.
Women social reformers -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Congresses.
Progressivism (United States politics) -- Congresses.
Women -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Congresses.
Women -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Congresses.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
In this collection of informative essays, Noralee Frankel and Nancy S. Dye bring together work by such notable scholars as Ellen Carol DuBois, Alice Kessler-Harris, Barbara Sicherman, and Rosalyn Terborg-Penn to illuminate the lives and labor of American women from the late nineteenth century to the early 1920s. Revealing the intersections of gender, race, ethnicity, and social class, the authors explore women's accomplishments in changing welfare and labor legislation; early twentieth century feminism and women's suffrage; women in industry and the work force; the relationship between family
Contents:
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. Atlanta's African-American Women's Attack on Segregation, 1900-1920; 3. Politicizing Domesticity: Anglo, Black, and Latin Women in Tampa's Progressive Movements; 4. When Your Work Is Not Who You Are: The Development of a Working-Class Consciousness among Afro-American Women; 5. Landscapes of Subterfuge: Working-Class Neighborhoods and Immigrant Women; 6. Reconstructing the ""Family"": Women, Progressive Reform, and the Problem of Social Control; 7. Law and a Living: The Gendered Content of ""Free Labor""
8. Hull House Goes to Washington: Women and the Children's Bureau9. Working It Out: Gender, Profession, and Reform in the Career of Alice Hamilton; 10. African-American Women's Networks in the Anti-Lynching Crusade; 11. Harriot Stanton Blatch and the Transformation of Class Relations among Woman Suffragists; 12. Paradigms Gained: Further Readings in the History of Women in the Progressive Era; Contributors; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y
Notes:
"The essays in this volume were originally delivered as papers at the Conference on Women in the Progressive Era held March 10-12, 1988, at the National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C."--Pref.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Dye, Nancy Schrom, 1947-2015.
Frankel, Noralee, 1950-
ISBN:
0-8131-4852-9
OCLC:
654153869
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