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New Jersey's Remarkable Women

Daughters, Wives, Sisters, and Mothers Who Shaped History
eBook

More than Petticoats: Remarkable New Jersey Women features 12 exceptional women born prior to 1900. Portraits include Alice Huyler Ramsey, the first woman to drive across America; Hannah Silverman, a labor activist during the Paterson silk strikes who fought fearlessly for better working conditions; Abigail Goodwin, a gentle Quaker who bravely conducted many slaves to freedom from her home on the Underground Railroad; and Clara Maass, a nurse who gave her life to stop the scourge of yellow fever. Each woman in this book made lasting contributions to society and embodied a fierce determination and independent spirit that is as inspiring now as it was then.


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Publisher: Globe Pequot Press
Edition: 2

Kindle Book

  • Release date: July 1, 2016

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9781493016495
  • File size: 6088 KB
  • Release date: July 1, 2016

EPUB eBook

  • ISBN: 9781493016495
  • File size: 6088 KB
  • Release date: July 1, 2016

Formats

Kindle Book
OverDrive Read
EPUB eBook

Languages

English

More than Petticoats: Remarkable New Jersey Women features 12 exceptional women born prior to 1900. Portraits include Alice Huyler Ramsey, the first woman to drive across America; Hannah Silverman, a labor activist during the Paterson silk strikes who fought fearlessly for better working conditions; Abigail Goodwin, a gentle Quaker who bravely conducted many slaves to freedom from her home on the Underground Railroad; and Clara Maass, a nurse who gave her life to stop the scourge of yellow fever. Each woman in this book made lasting contributions to society and embodied a fierce determination and independent spirit that is as inspiring now as it was then.


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