Download e-book for iPad: Barbara Egger Lennon: Teacher, Mother, Activist (Lives of by Tina Stewart Brakebill

By Tina Stewart Brakebill

Facets of Barbara Egger Lennon's existence outline her as a regular white Midwestern lady of her time: instructor, spouse, mom. Her paintings as a union organizer and political activist, even if, complicate that photograph. the way she balanced those roles illustrates what number ladies of her time formed their lives within the face of 3 major forces: paintings, relatives, and politics. Enriched via years of certain diary entries that Egger Lennon wrote, Barbara Egger Lennon: instructor, mom, Activist deepens our knowing of the ways that paintings and political activism may exist along the conventional function of ladies within the early twentieth century.

About the Lives of yankee ladies series:
Selected and edited via well known women's historian Carol Berkin, those short biographies are designed to be used in undergraduate classes. instead of a finished technique, each one biography focuses as a substitute on a selected element of a woman's existence that's emblematic of her time, or which made her a pivotal determine within the period. The emphasis is on a “good read,” that includes obtainable writing and compelling narratives, with no sacrificing sound scholarship and educational integrity. fundamental resources on the finish of every biography display the subject's standpoint in her personal phrases. examine questions and an annotated bibliography help the scholar reader.

Show description

Read or Download Barbara Egger Lennon: Teacher, Mother, Activist (Lives of American Women) PDF

Similar biographies & memoirs of women books

Download PDF by Pamela McLaughlin: A Glass Heart: An Inspiration of Love

A reporter interviewing Pam approximately Celia, military Nurse and mom Remembered remarked, “One-hundred years from now, humans may be reviewing this booklet. It’s a desirable record of your loved ones and American army heritage. ” This moment booklet through Pam, her memoir, a pitcher middle -- An thought of affection, relives her proficient lifetime of hardships via her powerful Catholic religion.

Download PDF by Christy Karras: More than Petticoats: Remarkable Utah Women (More than

Utah deals a paradox in women's history—a kingdom based via polygamists who provided ladies early suffrage and inspired occupation schooling within the 19th century. greater than Petticoats: striking Utah ladies tells the tales of twelve powerful and decided ladies who broke throughout the social, cultural, or political obstacles of the day.

Download PDF by Mary Roberts Rinehart,Rick Rinehart: The Out Trail

From "Roughing it with the lads" to "Below the Border in Wartime" Mary Roberts Rinehart's The Out path good points seven stories from her adventures within the West from fishing at Puget Sound to climbing the intense Angel path on the Grand Canyon. notwithstanding she used to be top recognized on the time for her secret novels, Rinehart's go back and forth writing, beginning together with her 1915 travels to the then younger Glacier nationwide Park, deals observations and insights into the thrill and problems of early twentieth-century commute and her fellow tourists with humor and readability of aspect that makes them shiny for brand new tourists.

Download e-book for kindle: Forward . . . by Marcia Barrett

Coming to London elderly 13 from determined poverty in Jamaica; pregnant at fifteen after being abused by way of a family members pal; fifteen years later making a song in Boney M, one of many greatest overseas teams of the late-1970s; a messy workforce cut up and thousands in unpaid royalties throughout the Nineteen Eighties; a Nineteen Nineties solo occupation interrupted through six bouts of melanoma - ovarian, breast, lymph node (twice), backbone and oesophagus - and having to benefit to stroll back.

Extra resources for Barbara Egger Lennon: Teacher, Mother, Activist (Lives of American Women)

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Barbara Egger Lennon: Teacher, Mother, Activist (Lives of American Women) by Tina Stewart Brakebill


by James
4.0

Rated 4.36 of 5 – based on 34 votes

Categories: Biographies Memoirs Of Women