Notable American women, 1607-1950: a biographical dictionary

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Belknap Press of Harvard University Press,
Pub. Date:
1971.
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English
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This superb biographical dictionary covers the lives of exceptional women throughout three and a half centuries of American history. Here are artists, lawyers, reformers, educators, entrepreneurs, physicists, writers, pioneers, presidents' ladies, film stars. Here are those known for their deeds and those famed for their looks--the genteel and the disreputable, the highborn and slave-born. Here are the famous in all areas of endeavor--names like Ruth Benedict, Jane Addams, Willa Cather, Isadora Duncan, Carole Lombard, Sojourner Truth, Pocahontas, Texas Guinan, the Everleigh sisters, Carrie Nation, Amelia Earhart. Here also are many names rescued from obscurity.
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subject_facet Femmes -- États-Unis -- Biographies, Vrouwen, Women -- Biography, Women -- U. S, Women -- United States -- Biography -- Dictionaries
title_display Notable American women, 1607-1950 a biographical dictionary
title_full Notable American women, 1607-1950 [Reference] ; a biographical dictionary. Edward T. James, editor. Janet Wilson James, associate editor. Paul S. Boyer, assistant editor
title_short Notable American women, 1607-1950
title_sub a biographical dictionary
topic_facet Femmes, U. S, Vrouwen, Women