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Nineteenth-Century Suffrage Journals: Inventing and Defending New Women

Linda Steiner

in Front Pages, Front Lines: Media and the Fight for Women's Suffrage

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252043109
eISBN:
9780252051982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043109.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter use theories of status politics (conflicts as proxies for important debates over the deference paid to a particular group’s lifestyle) to show the importance of nineteenth-century ... More


Too Much Useless Male Timber: The Nadir, the Woman's Era, and the Question of Women's Ordination

Martha S. Jones

in All Bound Up Together: The Woman Question in African American Public Culture, 1830-1900

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831526
eISBN:
9781469605012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888902_jones.9
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter is framed by both the “nadir” of race relations and the “woman's era. ” The tensions between these companion points of view on the 1890s led to new confrontations over gender and power. ... More


Brown Beginnings: Imaging the New Negro Woman in 1920s Literary Print Culture

Laila Haidarali

in Brown Beauty: Color, Sex, and Race from the Harlem Renaissance to World War II

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479875108
eISBN:
9781479865499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479875108.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter 1 explores the life of Elise Johnson McDougald, a Harlem educator, essayist, and social investigator. It studies her public and private writings, including a scrapbook she maintained as a ... More


“A Great Work for God and Humanity”: African American Christian Women and Organized Social Reform

Betty Livingston Adams

in Black Women's Christian Activism: Seeking Social Justice in a Northern Suburb

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780814745465
eISBN:
9781479880324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814745465.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter traces the contingent organizational strategies black church women deployed in response to the race problem and the woman question. As independent black churches followed domestic ... More


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