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The Queen of American Agriculture: A Biography of Virginia Claypool Meredith

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Virginia Claypool Meredith's role in directly managing the affairs of a large and prosperous farm in east-central Indiana opened doors that were often closed to women in late nineteenth century America. Her status allowed her to campaign for the education of women, in general, and rural women, in particular. While striving to change society's expectations for women, she also gave voice to the important role of women in the home. A lifetime of dedication made Virginia Meredith "the most remarkable woman in Indiana" and the "Queen of American Agriculture." Meredith was also an integral part of the history of Purdue University. She was the first woman appointed to serve on the university's board of trustees, had a residence hall named in her honor, and worked with her adopted daughter, Mary L. Matthews, in creating the School of Home Economics, the predecessor of today's College of Consumer and Family Sciences.

About the Author

Frederick Whitford is the coordinator of Purdue Pesticide Programs of the Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service. Andrew Martin is a training specialist with the Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service, where he manages Indiana's commercial pesticide applicator training program. Phyllis Mattheis is a local historian from Wayne County, Indiana.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781557535184
Author:
Whitford, Fredrick
Publisher:
Purdue University Press
Author:
Mattheis, Phyllis
Author:
, Andrew G.
Author:
Andrew G.
Author:
Phyllis
Author:
Martin, Andrew G.
Subject:
General
Subject:
General Biography
Subject:
Agriculture - General
Subject:
Women in agriculture
Subject:
Indiana
Subject:
Meredith, Virginia Claypool
Subject:
Women in agriculture - Indiana
Subject:
Biography - General
Edition Description:
Hardcover w/Dust Jacket
Series:
Founders
Publication Date:
20080731
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
434
Dimensions:
9.20x6.20x1.40 in. 1.85 lbs.

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