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The Women of Scranton, 1880-1935 (Paperback)

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The Women of Scranton: 18801935 portrays the famous ladies, daring women, and heroines of everyday life in a booming coal town. Coal may have been king, but the intrepid women of Americas progressive era saw to it that Scranton became not merely an economic hub, but a city beautiful. No area of political, cultural, educational, or religious life in Scranton was untouched by their driving commitment to progress. Through historic photographs, readers will meet Scrantons first generation of college-educated women; political activists and suffragettes; the first women lawyers and physicians; womens clubs dedicated to philanthropy, education, health, and civic betterment; women merchants and entrepreneurs; teachers and womens religious orders; and the immigrant women who dreamt of a better tomorrow


Publisher Arcadia Pub
Mfg Part# 9780738538587
SKU 203435685
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0738538582
Release Date 4/10/2007
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0127
Publisher Arcadia Publishing (SC)
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