ERIC Number: ED253618
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Women's History Week in Pennsylvania. March 3-9, 1985.
Waters, Bertha S., Comp.
The materials in this resource handbook are for the use of Pennsylvania teachers in developing classroom activities during National Women's History Week. The focus is on women who were notably active in government and politics (primarily, but not necessarily in Pennsylvania). The following women are profiled: Hallie Quinn Brown; Mary Ann Shadd Cary; Minerva Font De Deane; Katharine Drexel (Mother Mary Katharine); Jessie Redmon Fauset; Mary Harris "Mother" Jones; Mary Elizabeth Clyens Lease; Mary Edmonia Lewis; Frieda Segelke Miller; Madame Montour; Gertrude Bustill Mossell; Hannah Callowhill Penn; Frances Perkins; Mary Roberts Rinehart; Ethel Waters; Eleanor Roosevelt (whose profile is accompanied by special activity suggestions and learning materials); Ana Roque De Duprey; Fannie Lou Hamer; Frances Ellen Watkins Harper; Pauli Murray; Alice Paul; Jeanette Rankin; Mary Church Terrell; Henrietta Vinton Davis; Angelina Weld Grimke; Helen Keller; Emma Lazarus; and Anna May Wong. Also provided are a general discussion of important Pennsylvania women in politics and government, brief profiles of Pennsylvania women currently holding Statewide office, supplementary information on women in Federal politics, chronological tables, and an outline of major changes in the lives of women during this century. A special discussion of disabled women, containing suggestions for classroom activities, is included. Possible women's week activities for Grades K-12 are outlined, and the handbook concludes with a bibliography of resources on Black, Hispanic, Asian American, and Native Women, and with a list of speakers available for appearances. (KH)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg.
Identifiers: National Womens History Week; Pennsylvania