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Title Woman's "true" profession : voices from the history of teaching / Nancy Hoffman
Edition Second edition
Published Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard Education Press, 2003

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 MELB  371.100973 Hof/Wtp  2003  AVAILABLE
Description xi, 340 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents Seminary for social power : the classroom becomes woman's sphere. -- Pioneering the education of young women : autobiography / Emma Hart Willard. -- Teaching in the little red schoolhouse / Lucia B. Downing. -- Remedy for wrongs to women : address / Catherine Beecher. -- "Civilizing" the West : letters from teachers on the frontier. -- Preparing to teach : a journal / Mary Swift. -- The schoolmarm : a short story / Anna Fuller -- A noble work done earnestly : Yankee schoolmarms in the Civil War South. --Missionary maidens : a sketch / Mary Clemmer Ames. -- In spite of threats : selected letters on setting up new schools. -- From northern home to southern dangers : autobiography / Maria S. Waterbury. -- Photo feature : Missus comes fur larn we! -- Sisters in the service : correspondence / Sarah Chase, Lucy Chase, Julia Rutledge. -- Hard work every day : a New England woman's diary in Dixie / Mary Ames. -- A black teacher goes South : journal and essay / Charlotte L. Forten. -- Photo feature : sisterhood of service. -- Emancipation's primer : the Freedmen's book / Lydia Maria Child. -- New rules for black and white : autobiography / Elizabeth Hyde Botume
Bibliography Includes bibliographic references and index
Subject Women teachers -- United States -- History.
Author Hoffman, Nancy.
ISBN 0912670932
189179213X paperback
1891792156 lib. edition