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Toward a Tenderer Humanity and a Nobler Womanhood African American Women"s Clubs in Turn-of-the-Century Chicago by Anne M. Knupfer

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Published by New York University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Women"s studies,
  • Social life and customs,
  • History: American,
  • Black American Sociology,
  • Sociology Of Women,
  • Social Science,
  • History - U.S.,
  • Social conditions,
  • North America,
  • USA,
  • Illinois,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General,
  • Interpersonal Relations,
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • CHARITY,
  • CHICAGO (ILL.)_HISTORY,
  • HELPING BEHAVIOR,
  • HUMANITY,
  • SPIRITUAL LIFE,
  • Social Science / Philanthropy & Charity,
  • Chicago,
  • Societies and clubs,
  • African American women,
  • Chicago (Ill.)

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsLeonard Silk (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages424
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8045334M
ISBN 100814746713
ISBN 109780814746714

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In Toward a Tenderer Humanity and a Nobler Womanhood, Anne Meis Knupfer documents how the club women created multiple allegiances through social and club networks and sheds light on the life experiences of African American women in urban centers throughout the country. Get this from a library! Toward a tenderer humanity and a nobler womanhood: African American women's clubs in turn-of-the-century Chicago. [Anne Meis Knupfer]. "Toward a Tenderer Humanity and a Nobler Womanhood": African-American Women's Clubs in Chicago, to Article in Journal of women's history 7(3) January with 15 Reads. Get this from a library! Toward a Tenderer Humanity and a Nobler Womanhood: African American Women's Clubs in Turn-Of-The-Century Chicago.. [Anne M Knupfer; Leonard Silk] -- During the Progressive Era, over African American women's clubs flourished in Chicago. Through these clubs, women created a vibrant social world of their own, seeking to achieve social and.

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Anne Meis Knupfer is an associate professor of educational studies at Purdue University. She is the author of Reform and Resistance: Gender, Delinquency, and America's First Juvenile Court and Toward a Tenderer Humanity and a Nobler Womanhood: African American Women's Clubs . Toward a Tenderer Humanity and a Nobler Womanhood: African American Women's Anne M. Knupfer No preview available - The Power of Good Deeds: Privileged Women and the Reviews: 1. The couple and Theresa's aunt, Ellen Rush, lived on W. 56th Street, according to the U.S. Federal Census. Theresa Macon was the daughter of Seagmon and Jane Bush Gray [source: Illinois Deaths, and Still Births Index]. For more see the Theresa Macon entry in Toward a Tenderer Humanity and a Nobler Womanhood by A. M. Knupfer. Fortson, Bettiola Heloise (born: - died: ) Bettiola Fortson was a poet, essayist, and suffragist. She was born in Hopkinsville, KY, the daughter of James Fortson. At the age of nine, she was a boarder with the William Evans family on E. 13th Street in Hopkinsville, .