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Author Bacon, Margaret Hope.

Title Abby Hopper Gibbons : prison reformer and social activist / Margaret Hope Bacon
Published Albany, N.Y. : State University of New York Press, [2000]
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 217 pages) : illustrations
Series SUNY series in women, crime, and criminology
SUNY series in women, crime, and criminology.
Contents Her Father's Daughter -- The Abolitionist/Feminists -- The Woman Question -- Our Imprisoned Sisters -- "Losses and Crosses" -- "The Calls of Humanity" -- "Take the News to Mother" -- The Draft Riots -- "When Johnny Comes Marching Home Again" -- An Advocate for Women -- "A Reformatory, Pure and Simple."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-206) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Gibbons, Abby Hopper, 1801-1893.
Prison reformers -- United States -- Biography.
Quaker women -- United States -- Biography.
Women social reformers -- United States -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0585308527 (electronic bk.)
9780585308524 (electronic bk.)
(hc. ; alk. paper)
(pb. ; alk. paper)