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Tennessee Women of Vision and Courage
Tennessee women fight for their right to vote, compulsory education for children, racial justice, and equal opportunities. Their pioneering spirit, vision, and courage enable them to overcome hardship and adversity to blaze a trail for other women. Ranging from pioneers to twentieth century activists, their stories inspire women and girls of today. A one-act play of a ...more
Paperback, 210 pages
Published October 3rd 2013 by Createspace
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This book is an anthology of 22 of the most interesting women in Tennessee History. Though some were world renown in their fields, others were known more locally than nationally or internationally. Evelyn "Mama Bird" Johnson at the time of her death in 2012 was listed in the Guinness Book of World Records for having the most flying hours of any woman alive: 57,685 and only one man had more flying hours than she did. Elma Neal Roane was a coach and champion of Title IX. Peg Heddleson would never ...more