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Introduction: The Legend of Mary Ellen Wilson

in The Rights of the Defenseless: Protecting Animals and Children in Gilded Age America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226652016
eISBN:
9780226652023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226652023.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume which is about the history of child protection in the U.S. during the Gilded Age. It describes the case of Mary Ellen Wilson, a child ... More


“I Am a Bit of a Pharisee”: Georgia, 1875–1880

Canter Brown and Larry Eugene Rivers

in Mary Edwards Bryan: Her Early Life and Works

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061146
eISBN:
9780813051420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061146.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

In 1875 Mary Edwards Bryan returned to Atlanta to work at The Sunny South. Chapter 12 relates the circumstances of her life for the next five years, including the whiffs of scandal that greeted her ... More


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