Making the Invisible Woman Visible

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University of Illinois Press, 1984 - 387 pages
 

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The Biographical Mode
1
Three Women
3
This New Woman?
37
The Diffusion of Feminist Values from the Troy Female Seminary 182272
64
The SelfMade Woman in the Nineteenth Century
89
Jane Addams
107
Heroines and Heroine Worship
142
An Essay Review
149
Historians Construct the Southern Woman
243
Voluntary Associations
259
As Easily as They Breathe
261
Womens Voluntary Associations in the Forming of American Society
279
Lectures
295
The Ambiguous Reform
298
Getting to Be a Notable Georgia Woman
313
Old Wives Tales
323

Notable American Women
159
The South
173
Womens Perspective on the Patriarchy in the 1850s
175
Women Religion and Social Change in the South 18301930
190
The New Woman in the New South
212
Southern Women in the 1920s
222
Are We the Women Our Grandmothers Were?
337
Education and the Contemporary Woman
353
Womans Place Is in the History Books
361
Epilogue
371
Index
375
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Anne Firor Scott was born Anne Byrd Firor in Montezuma, Georgia on April 24, 1921. She received a bachelor's degree from the University of Georgia and a master's degree in political science from Northwestern University. In 1943, she went to Washington for an internship in a congressman's office, then took a job the next year with the League of Women Voters. She got married in 1947. She worked on a Ph.D. while raising the couple's three children. She received a Ph.D. from Radcliffe College in 1958. She taught a few American history courses at the University of North Carolina before joining the history department at Duke University in 1961. She stayed for 30 years and served as department chairwoman from 1980 to 1985. She wrote several books including The Southern Lady: From Pedestal to Politics, 1830-1930 and Natural Allies: Women's Associations in American History. She received the 2013 National Humanities Medal. She died on February 5, 2019 at the age of 97.

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