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Author Spain, Daphne.

Title How women saved the city / Daphne Spain
Published Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [2001]
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 311 pages) : illustrations
Contents Voluntary vernacular -- Why cities needed saving -- Sacred and secular organizational ideologies -- Voluntary associations with an urban presence -- New york City headquarters, smaller city branches -- Boston, the cradle of redemptive places -- Men build Chicago's skyline, women redeem the city -- How women saved the city -- Appendix A : literature review -- Appendix B : organizational charters -- Appendix C : addresses of redemptive places for Bboston, Chicago, and New York City
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-293) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject National Association of Colored Women (U.S.) -- History.
Salvation Army of America -- History.
Young Women's Christian Association of the U.S.A. -- History.
Social settlements -- United States -- History.
Women in public life -- United States -- History.
Women social reformers -- United States -- History.
Women -- United States -- Societies, etc.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0816635323 (electronic bk.)
0816691320 (electronic bk.)
129991490X (ebk)
9780816635320 (electronic bk.)
9780816691326 (electronic bk.)
9781299914902 (ebk)