Homespun heroines and other women of distinction / [compiled] by Hallie Q. Brown ; with an introduction by Randall K. Burkett.

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
New York : Oxford University Press, 1988.
Description
xxxv, viii, 248 pages, 25 unnumbered leaves of plates : portraits ; 17 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
Library of Congress genre(s)
Series
Schomburg library of nineteenth-century Black women writers [More in this series]
Summary note
The president of the National Association of Colored Women wrote this book as a tribute to black women. She presents short biographies of such important black women as Phillis Wheatley, Harriet Tubman, and many other women whose names have been lost to history.
Notes
Reprint. Originally published: Xenia, Ohio : Aldine Pub. Co., 1926.
Contents
  • Martha Payne
  • Catherine Ferguson
  • Phillis Wheatley
  • Sara Allen
  • Isabella Sojourner Truth
  • Elizabeth N. Smith
  • Sarah Harris Fayerweather
  • Dinah Cox
  • Sarah Elizabeth Tanner
  • Charlotta Gordon MacHenry Pyles
  • Mrs. Jane Roberts
  • Aunt Mac
  • Harriet Tubman
  • Grandmother Gross
  • Frances Jane Brown
  • Eliza Anna Scroggins
  • Lucreta Harper Simpson
  • Sarah Gould Lee
  • Mrs. Catherine A. Delany
  • Mrs. Mary Ann Shadd Cary
  • Frances Ellen Watkins Harper
  • Caroline Sherman Andrews-Hill
  • Mary Catherine Windsor
  • Sarah J.S. Tompkins Garnet.
  • Mrs. S.J.S. Garnett
  • Eliza Ann Gardner
  • Fannie Jackson Coppin
  • Anne E. Baltimore
  • Amanda Smith
  • Susan Paul Vashon
  • Georgiana Frances Putnam
  • Anna Elizabeth Hudlun
  • Miss Mary J. Patterson
  • Madam Elizabeth Keckley
  • Josephine St. Pierre Ruffin
  • Mrs. Margaret E. Reid
  • Matilda J. Dunbar
  • Dr. Susan S. McKinney Steward
  • Henrietta C. Ray
  • Lucy S. Thurman
  • Josephine S. Yates
  • Maria L. Baldwin
  • Mary E. Mossell
  • Agnes J. Adams
  • Susie I.L. Shorter
  • Victoria E. Matthews
  • Mary B. Talbert
  • C.J. Walker
  • Susan E. Frazier
  • Margaret M. Washington
  • Emma A. Hackley
  • Laura A. Brown
  • Sarah G. Jones
  • Marietta Chiles
  • Eliza P. Fox.
ISBN
  • 0195052374 ((alk. paper))
  • 9780195052374 ((alk. paper))
  • 0195052676 ((set))
  • 9780195052671 ((set))
  • 0195075757 ((pbk.))
  • 9780195075755 ((pbk.))
Tech. report no.
87024149
LCCN
87024149
OCLC
16714028
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