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Gold, David – History of Education Quarterly, 2010
Scholars have long debated the complicity of Southern white women after the Civil War in helping create a racialist and racist regional identity and denying or delaying civil rights for African Americans. These studies have largely focused on the activities of elite white women property owners, club members, and writers. Yet few scholars have…
Descriptors: Race, Student Attitudes, Females, Racial Attitudes
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Dorn, Charles – History of Education Quarterly, 2008
During World War II, female students at the University of California, Berkeley--then the most populous undergraduate campus in American higher education--made significant advances in collegiate life. In growing numbers, women enrolled in male-dominated academic programs, including mathematics, chemistry, and engineering, as they prepared for…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Activism, Females, War
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Conway, Jill – History of Education Quarterly, 1974
A review of the development of educational institutions in United States history reveals that coeducation has not been automatically a liberating experience for women and that access to professional education has not naturally placed women on a level with male professional peers. (Author/KM)
Descriptors: Educational History, Employed Women, Feminism, Higher Education
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Gersman, Elinor Mondale – History of Education Quarterly, 1974
This bibliography of journal articles is arranged by journal, the article, under the major headings of educational experience in the United States; the educational experience of women; educational experience in other countries, and historiography and bibliography. (JH)
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Comparative Education, Educational History, Historiography
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Jones, Jacqueline – History of Education Quarterly, 1979
Discusses attitudes and characteristics of northern female teachers from the American Missionary Society who volunteered to instruct newly-freed slaves after the Civil War. In the South, these women supplemented moral self-righteousness with a strong sense of professionalism to produce challenges to their male superiors in the areas of educational…
Descriptors: Educational History, Females, Feminism, Higher Education
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Pederson, Joyce Senders – History of Education Quarterly, 1979
Explores the relationship between institutional structures and social values in nineteenth century England by examining features of traditional private girls' schools. Concludes that the reformed institutions served the interests of the feminist movement by answering to the social needs and cultural values of various social groups associated with…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational History, Feminism, Higher Education
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Burstyn, Joan N. – History of Education Quarterly, 1987
Discusses five key factors historians should consider when writing history. The factors address the selection, construction, distribution, transmission, and legitimation of knowledge. Illustrates the importance of these factors with examples from a writing project about women. (RKM)
Descriptors: Educational History, Epistemology, Feminism, Higher Education
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Perko, F. Michael – History of Education Quarterly, 1986
Critically reviews three books on the topic of rural schooling west of the Alleghenies with each serving to underline the importance of religious culture in the formation of American education. Topics include women teachers, country schools, and church and Indian schools. (TRS)
Descriptors: American Indian History, American Indian Studies, Book Reviews, Religious Education
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Gilman, Amy – History of Education Quarterly, 1984
Vast changes took place in urban benevolence toward poor females in the first half of the nineteenth century. Agencies started by upper-class women as private organizations to support needy women became agencies run by salaried, professional, male charity workers whose job it was to train and discipline poor females. (RM)
Descriptors: Economically Disadvantaged, Females, Feminism, Higher Education
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Zschoche, Sue – History of Education Quarterly, 1989
Assesses the impact that Edward Hammond Clarke's position on women's right to participate in higher education had on the moderate wing of the women's movement. Reflects on the debate provoked by his views that women and men should be educated differently. (KO)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Educational Discrimination, Educational History, Females
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Seller, Maxine Schwartz – History of Education Quarterly, 1989
Reexamines Thomas Woody's 1929 "A History of Women's Education in the United States" relative to the time period in which it was written and subsequent events. Concludes that Woody's treatise, with its wealth of information, remains important for the historian today, even though time has eroded his central premise. (KO)
Descriptors: Educational History, Females, Higher Education, Historiography
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Allen, Ann Taylor – History of Education Quarterly, 1988
Seeks to explain why the kindergarten movement, in theory and in practice, found greater support in the United States than in Germany, the country of its origin. Concludes that this kindergarten case study shows the importance of comparative studies to our understanding of the relationship of women's status and feminist ideology to other aspects…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Educational Change, Educational Development, Educational History
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Rury, John; Harper, Glenn – History of Education Quarterly, 1986
This article contrasts the personal philosophies of Horace Mann and feminist Olympia Brown as manifested in the educational policies and daily school life at Ohio's Antioch College during the early years of the "great experiment" with "equal" coeducation. (JDH)
Descriptors: Coeducation, Feminism, Higher Education, Moral Values
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Gordon, Lynn D. – History of Education Quarterly, 1986
This article documents the literary and adminstrative works of Annie Nathan Meyer, an early advocate of quality higher education for women. Documenting events surrounding the founding of Barnard College, the author maintains that Ms. Meyer may be viewed as the founder, though official histories mention her only as a "key person." (JDH)
Descriptors: Anti Semitism, Feminism, Higher Education, Social Change
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Weneck, Bette – History of Education Quarterly, 1991
Follows the merging of Barnard College and Teachers College with Columbia University. Traces the struggle for power between the two institutions. Finds Barnard practiced exclusionary procedures based on social class and religion, and educated its students in strict liberal arts tradition as opposed to providing professional preparation. States…
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, Educational Discrimination, Educational History, Females
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