ERIC Number: ED382060
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
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Women Educators in the United States, 1820-1993. A Bio-Bibliographical Sourcebook.
Seller, Maxine Schwartz, Ed.
This book profiles 66 women who made significant contributions to American education from the early 19th to the late 20th century. Profiles are arranged alphabetically and each opens with an introductory paragraph summarizing the subject's importance. This is followed by a 6- to 10-page profile written by a scholar with special expertise on the particular educator, the period in which she lived, and the educational field in which she worked. A bibliography of works by the subject and about the subject follows each entry. Subjects included are: Laura Jane Addams, Zilpah Polly Grant Banister, Alice P. Barrows, Harriet M. Bedell, Catharine Beecher, Mary McLeod Bethune, Mary Carroll Craig Bradford, Sophonisba Breckinridge, Nannie Helen Burroughs, Mother Joseph Butler, Mary Steichen Calderone, Mother Mary Regis Casserly, Sucheng Chan, Lydia Maria Francis Child, Septima Poinsette Clark, Fannia Mary Cohn, Johnnetta B. Cole, Miriam Colon, Elizabeth Avery Colton, Anna Julia Cooper, Fanny Marion Jackson Coppin, Julia Etta Crane, Lucretia Crocker, Sarah Ann Dickey, Sarah Mapps Douglass, Mother Mary Katharine Drexel, Dolores "Lola" Gonzales, Willystine Goodsell, Margaret Haley, Helen Heffernan, Winifred Holt, Mari-Luci Jaramillo, Katharine Kuh, Lucy Craft Laney, Mary Atkins Lynch, Mary Lyon, Peggy McIntosh, Deborah W. Meier, Lucy Sprague Mitchell, Mary Adelaide Nutting, Nina Otero-Warren, Alice Freeman Palmer, Celestia Susannah Parrish, Janine Pease-Windy Boy, Almira Hart Lincoln Phelps, Caroline F. Putnam, Polingaysi Qoyawayma, Caroline Elizabeth Bushyhead Quarles, Ellen Swallow Richards, Julia Richman, Helen Mansfield Robinson, Sister Blandina Segale, Lucy Diggs Slowe, Hilda Worthington Smith, Emily Eliza Ingham Staunton, Lois Meek Stolz, Marion Talbot, Mary Church Terrell, Martha Carey Thomas, Joyce Sachiko Tsunoda, Julia Strudwick Tutwiler, Emma Hart Willard, Sister Mary Madeleva Wolff, Martha Beulah Mann Yallup, Ella Flagg Young, and Marie E. Zakrzewska. An appendix lists the subjects in chronological order by year of birth. (Contains 35 references.) (MDM)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Biographies, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Females, Higher Education, Social History, Teachers, United States History, Womens History, Womens Studies
Greenwood Press, 88 Post Road West, Westport, CT 06881 ($99.50).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
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