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Remarkable Kentucky Women (More Than Petticoats)

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Moving portraits of sixteen independent women who helped make Kentucky what it is today
 
More than Petticoats: Remarkable Kentucky Women celebrates the women who shaped the Bluegrass State. With enduring strength and compassion, these remarkable women broke through social, cultural, or political barriers to make contributions to society that still have an impact today.
 
Read about:
Catherine Spalding, the founder of a Catholic religious order and a prominent social worker

Julia Marcum, a soldier who fought alongside her brethren in the Civil War

Captain Mary Garretson Miller, the first woman to earn a riverboat pilots license

Laura Clay, the first woman to earn the Democratic Partys nomination for U.S. president

 
Each of these women demonstrated an independence of spirit that is as inspiring now as it was then. Read about their extraordinary lives in this captivating collection of biographies.

Synopsis:

More than Petticoats: Remarkable Kentucky Women, 2nd Edition celebrates the women who shaped the Bluegrass State. Short, illuminating biographies and archival photographs and paintings tell the stories of women from across the state who served as teachers, writers, entrepreneurs, and artists.

About the Author

A native of Missouri, Mimi OMalley holds a B.A. in History from the University of Dayton (OH) and an M.S. in Library Science from Clarion University in Pennsylvania. She has worked in archives and special collections at the Bucks County Historical Society in Pennsylvania and is currently experiencing a learning curve as an academic librarian at Sullivan University. Before embarking on her first travel/history book, she wrote more than fifty articles for newspapers, magazines, and online publications. She resides in Louisville, Kentucky with her husband and two children.

Table of Contents

Jane Coombs  

Catherine Spalding       

Margaret Garner          

Julia Marcum   

E. Belle Mitchell          

Captain Mary Garretson Miller

Enid Yandell    

Patty S. Hill     

Sophonisba Breckinridge         Laura Clay 

Mary Breckinridge       

Aunt Molly Jackson     

Laura Miller Derry       

Alice Allison Dunnigan 

Product Details

ISBN:
9780762761487
Author:
O'malley, Mimi
Publisher:
Globe Pequot Press
Author:
O'Malley, Mimi
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
US History-General
Subject:
World History-General
Edition Description:
First
Series:
More than Petticoats Series
Publication Date:
20120131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
12-15 archival photos
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

Related Subjects

Biography » Women
History and Social Science » Gender Studies » Womens Studies
History and Social Science » US History » General
History and Social Science » World History » General

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More than Petticoats: Remarkable Kentucky Women, 2nd Edition celebrates the women who shaped the Bluegrass State. Short, illuminating biographies and archival photographs and paintings tell the stories of women from across the state who served as teachers, writers, entrepreneurs, and artists.
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