March 2016

Editors : Kathryn Kish Sklar and Thomas Dublin
Published by Alexander Street Press and the
Center for the Historical Study of Women and Gender, SUNY Binghamton

About the Journal | In This Issue


How Did Women Anti-Suffragists in New York Try to Reconcile the Contradictions between Their Strategies and Arguments?
By Susan Goodier
Abstract Document List Introduction

How Did Women's Groups in the American Library Association Promote Activism around Women's Issues in Librarianship during the 1970s?
By Cindy Ingold
Abstract Document List Introduction

The Black Woman Suffragists Collection
By Thomas Dublin
Document List Introduction


Mary McLeod Bethune: First Lady of Black America
By Audrey Thomas McCluskey
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Hallie Quinn Brown: Leading through Example
By Dorothy Salem
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Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander
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Charlotta Spears Bass
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Mary McLeod Bethune
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Hallie Quinn Brown
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Jeanette Carter
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Elizabeth Lindsay Davis
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Elizabeth Ross Haynes
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Georgia Douglas Camp Johnson
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Anna Bustill Smith
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Mary Church Terrell
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Angelina Emily Weld Grimke
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The League of Women Shoppers and Women Workers, 1935-1948
By Jessica Derleth, Binghamton University
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Rival Temperance Conventions, 1853
By Jessica Derleth, Binghamton University
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Review of Too Hot to Handle: A Global History of Sex Education
By Jonathan Zimmerman (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2015. 202 pp. Cloth, 29.95, ISBN 9780691143101).
Reviewed by Susan Freeman, Western Michigan University

Review of Raising the World: Child Welfare in the American Century
By Sara Fieldston (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2015. 328 pp. Cloth, 39.95, ISBN 9780674368095).
Reviewed by Anya Jabour, University of Montana

Review of The Rise of Women's Transnational Activism: Identity and Sisterhood Between the World Wars
By Marie Sandell (London: I.B. Tauris, 2015. 292 pp. Hardcover, 63.07, ISBN: 1848856717).
Reviewed by Katherine M. Marino, Ohio State University

Review of Shaping the Transnational Sphere: Experts, Networks and Issues from the 1840s to the 1930s
By Davide Rodogno, Bernhard Struck, and Jakob Vogel, eds. (New York: Berghahn, 2015. 305 pp. Cloth, 120.00, ISBN: 9781782383581).
Reviewed by Leila J. Rupp, University of California, Santa Barbara

Review of Transatlantic Feminisms: Women and Gender Studies in Africa and the Diaspora
By Cheryl R. Rodriguez, Dzodzi Tsikata, and Akosua Adomako Ampofo eds. (Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books, 2015. 360 pp. Hardcover, 100.00, ISBN: 9781498507165).
Reviewed by Joanna T. Tague, Denison University

Review of Hope and Fear in Margaret Chase Smith's America: A Continuous Tangle
By Gregory P. Gallant (New York: Lexington Books, 2014. 351pp. Cloth, 100.00, ISBN: 9780739179857)
Reviewed by Mary C. Brennan, Texas State University

Review of The Struggle for Equal Adulthood: Gender, Race, Age, and the Fight for Citizenship in Antebellum America
By Corinne T. Field (Chapel Hill, N.C.: University of North Carolina Press, 2014. 260 pp. Paper, 32.95, E-Book, 29.95, ISBN: 978-1469618142).
Reviewed by LaNesha DeBardelaben, Michigan State University

Review of Feminism as Life's Work: Four Modern Women through Two World Wars
By Mary K. Trigg (New Brunswick, NJ and London: Rutgers University Press, 2014. 266 pp. Paper, 28.95, ISBN: 9780813565224).
Reviewed by Andrea Estepa, Rutgers University

Review of The Political Life of Bella Abzug, 1920-1976: Political Passions, Women's Rights, and Congressional Battles and The Political Life of Bella Abzug, 1976-1998: Electoral Failures and the Vagaries of Identity Politics, 2 volumes
By Alan H. Levy (Lexington Books, 2013, Vol. 1, 294 pp. Paper, 45.00, ISBN: 978-0739181645, Vol. 2, 364 pp. Cloth 100.00, ISBN: 978-0739187241).
Reviewed by Sylvie Murray, University of the Fraser Valley

Review of Mobilizing New York: AIDS, Antipoverty, and Feminist Activism
By Tamar W. Carroll (Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina Press, 2015. 304 pp. Paper, 34.95, ISBN: 978-1-4696-1988-0).
Reviewed by Lana Dee Povitz, New York University

Review of Making Noise, Making News: Suffrage Print Culture and U.S. Modernism
By Mary Chapman (New York: Oxford University Press, 2014. 288pp. Cloth, 69.00 ISBN: 978-0199988297).
Reviewed by Maggie Rehm, University of Idaho

Review of Pageants, Parlors, & Pretty Women: Race and Beauty in the Twentieth-Century South
By Blain Roberts (Chapel Hill, N.C.: The University of North Carolina Press, 2014. 363 pp. Cloth, 39.95, ISBN: 978-1-4696-1420-5; E-Book, 16.19, ISBN: 978-1-4696-1421-2).
Reviewed by Marjorie Spruill, University of South Carolina



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