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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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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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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