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Rebels at the Bar: The Fascinating, Forgotten Stories of America's First Women Lawyers

Jill Norgren

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814758625
eISBN:
9780814758632
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814758625.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This book recounts the life stories of a small group of nineteenth-century women who were among the first female attorneys in the United States. Beginning in the late 1860s, these determined rebels ... More


Through the Twentieth Century, 1981–2000

Doris Weatherford

in They Dared to Dream: Florida Women Who Shaped History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060606
eISBN:
9780813050997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060606.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter recounts changes regarding American women in the 1980s and 1990s. In Florida, the first woman appointed to the federal judiciary was Susan Harrell Black, whom President Jimmy Carter ... More


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