Title: Women in Cleveland an Illustrated History
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication Date: 1995
Book Condition: Good+
Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket
Edition: First Edition.
Bookplate; The Encyclopedia of Cleveland History Project; 11.12 X 8.48 X 0.95 inches; 264 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 95157
Synopsis: It has been one hundred years since a formal work was published on the role of women in the history of the city of Cleveland. This book adds to the early pioneering work, "Memorial to the Pioneer Women of the Western Reserve". In addition, over 200 fascinating historical photographs have been reproduced, some to illustrate the text, and the rest in a series of photographic essays covering the following topics: Growing Up, Sports and Recreation, Marriage and the Family, Work, Fashion, Clubs and Associations, and Growing Old. The contents include: Introduction; Chapter 1 - Pioneering Women - Wives and Mothers, 1796ETH1830; Chapter 2 - Defining Woman's Sphere - Women's Work, Religion, and Reform, 1830ETH1865; Chapter 3 - Saving the City - Hospitals, Homes, and Settlement Houses, 1860ETH1930; Chapter 4 - Going to Work - Operatives, Clerks, and Servants, 1870ETH1930; Chapter 5 - Entering the Professions - Old and New, 1870ETH1930; Chapter 6 - Cultivating the Arts - Practitioners and Patrons, 1880ETH1930; Chapter 7 - Winning the Ballot - Reformers and Suffragists, 1890ETH1930; Chapter 8 - Meeting the Challenges - The Depression and World War II, 1930ETH1950; Chapter 9 - Opening Doors - Professions, Politics, and Protest, 1950ETH1980; Epilogue - Toward the Third Century, 1980ETH1996; and an Index.
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