Women in history

Hill, Debora; Brandenburg, Sandra
September 1992
Mothering;Fall/Winter92, Issue 65, p92
Asserts that being the first woman to achieve anything often meant battling obstacles that `first' men never faced. Such women deserve to be carried in our minds and in our hearts. Includes Marian Anderson, Belva Ann Lockwood, and many more; Brief abstract of their lives; Name and address for more information; Details. INSET: Women in US history quiz..


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