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More than Petticoats: Remarkable New York Women

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Presents the intriguing biographies of twelve exceptional women who made an impact not just on their home state, but on the nation and the world.
Paperback, 192 pages
Published December 1st 2001 by TwoDot
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This is part of a larger for each state, I believe. Each entry is about 10-12 pages long, so it's a brief overview of each life.

I especially liked reading about NYS women. I had known something about each except for Deborah Dunch Moody (the first woman to receive a land grant in the American colonies and a religious refugee) and Sybil Ludington (the brave young "female Paul Revere").

I'd recommend this book for anyone seeking more about the contribution of women in our American Histo
A collection of brief biographies on notable women throughout history in New York State. Includes biographies on Deborah Dunch Moody, Kateri Tekakwitha, Emma Hart Willard, Amelia Jenks Bloomer, Sybil Luddington, Harriet Tubman, Katherine Bement Davis, Mary Burnett Talbert, Emily Warren Roebling, Sara Josephine Baker, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney and Dorothy Day. Native Americans, African Americans, rich or poor - all these women contributed to society in important ways.
These are remarkable women. great to read about them.
The book is so good I love how she writes and if you liked this book you will propbly like the other 49 states.
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