Georgia Women: Their Lives and Times, Volume 1 (Southern by Ann Short Chirhart,Betty Wood,Anastatia Hodgens Sims,Barbara PDF

By Ann Short Chirhart,Betty Wood,Anastatia Hodgens Sims,Barbara McCaskill,Ben Marsh,Carey Olmstead Shellman,Catherine Clinton,Christopher Olsen,Daniel Kilbride,Donald Mathews,Jennifer Smith,John Scott,Julie Sweet,Kent Leslie,LeeAnn Whites,Michele Gillespie,S

ISBN-10: 0820333360

ISBN-13: 9780820333366

ISBN-10: 0820333379

ISBN-13: 9780820333373

This first of 2 volumes extends from the founding of the colony of Georgia in 1733 as much as the innovative period. From the start, Georgia girls have been instrumental in shaping the kingdom, but so much histories reduce their contributions. The essays during this quantity comprise ladies of many ethnicities and periods who performed a tremendous position in Georgia’s history.

Though assets for knowing the lives of ladies in Georgia in the course of the colonial interval are scarce, the early essays profile Mary Musgrove, a huge participant within the kinfolk among the Creek kingdom and the British Crown, and the loyalist Elizabeth Johnston, who left Georgia for Nova Scotia in 1806. one other essay examines the near-mythical caliber of the yankee Revolution-era money owed of "Georgia's struggle Woman," Nancy Hart. The later essays are multifaceted of their exam of ways varied girls skilled Georgia's antebellum social and political lifestyles, the tumult of the Civil conflict, and the lingering outcomes of either the clash itself and Emancipation. After the conflict, either necessity and chance replaced women's lives, as informed white girls like Eliza Andrews proven or taught in faculties and as African American ladies like Lucy Craft Laney, who later based the Haines Institute, attended college for the 1st time. Georgia ladies additionally profiles reform-minded girls like Mary Latimer McLendon, Rebecca Latimer Felton, Mildred Rutherford, Nellie Peters Black, and Martha Berry, who labored tirelessly for motives starting from temperance to suffrage to schooling. The tales of the ladies portrayed during this quantity supply useful glimpses into the lives and studies of all Georgia girls in the course of the first century and a half the state's existence.

Historical figures include:

  • Mary Musgrove
  • Nancy Hart
  • Elizabeth Lichtenstein Johnston
  • Ellen Craft
  • Fanny Kemble
  • Frances Butler Leigh
  • Susie King Taylor
  • Eliza Frances Andrews
  • Amanda the United States Dickson
  • Mary Ann Harris Gay
  • Rebecca Latimer Felton
  • Mary Latimer McLendon
  • Mildred Lewis Rutherford
  • Nellie Peters Black
  • Lucy Craft Laney
  • Martha Berry
  • Corra Harris
  • Juliette Gordon Low

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