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The Women of Scranton : 1880-1935
by Josephine M. Dunn and Cheryl A. Kashuba


Overview - The Women of Scranton: 1880 1935 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 America s progressive era saw to it that Scranton became not merely an economic hub, but a city beautiful.  Read more...

 
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Overview
The Women of Scranton: 1880 1935 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 America s 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 Scranton s first generation of college-educated women; political activists and suffragettes; the first women lawyers and physicians; women s clubs dedicated to philanthropy, education, health, and civic betterment; women merchants and entrepreneurs; teachers and women s religious orders; and the immigrant women who dreamt of a better tomorrow"

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780738538587
  • ISBN-10: 0738538582
  • Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (SC)
  • Publish Date: January 2007
  • Page Count: 127
  • Dimensions: 9.26 x 6.52 x 0.35 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.78 pounds

Series: Images of America (Arcadia Publishing)

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