ERIC Number: EJ303545
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
"The Ladies Want to Bring about Reform in the Public Schools": Public Education and Women's Rights in the Post-Civil War South.
Berkeley, Kathleen C.
History of Education Quarterly, v24 n1 p45-58 Spr 1984
Thrust into the paid labor force for the first time after the Civil War, many Southern White women became public school teachers, usually at half the salary paid to male teachers. The struggle of these women to end the wage disparity is discussed. (RM)
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A