The Resource What a woman ought to be and to do : Black professional women workers during the Jim Crow era, Stephanie J. Shaw, (electronic resource)

What a woman ought to be and to do : Black professional women workers during the Jim Crow era, Stephanie J. Shaw, (electronic resource)

Label
What a woman ought to be and to do : Black professional women workers during the Jim Crow era
Title
What a woman ought to be and to do
Title remainder
Black professional women workers during the Jim Crow era
Statement of responsibility
Stephanie J. Shaw
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Stephanie J. Shaw takes us into the inner world of American black professional women during the Jim Crow era. This is a story of struggle and empowerment, of the strength of a group of women who worked against daunting odds to improve the world for themselves and their people. Shaw's remarkable research into the lives of social workers, librarians, nurses, and teachers from the 1870s through the 1950s allows us to hear these women's voices for the first time. The women tell us, in their own words, about their families, their values, their expectations. We learn of the forces and factors t
Member of
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Shaw, Stephanie J.
Dewey number
  • 305.48896073
  • 331.4/089/96073
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
HD6054.2.U6
LC item number
S53 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Women in culture and society
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American women in the professions
  • United States
Label
What a woman ought to be and to do : Black professional women workers during the Jim Crow era, Stephanie J. Shaw, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • CONTENTS; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; PART 1 WHAT A WOMAN OUGHT TO BE; 1. "Aim always to attain excellence in character and culture": Child-rearing strategies; 2. "The daughters of our community coming up": Developing community consciousness; 3. "We are not educating individuals but manufacturing levers": Schooling reinforcements; Epilogue to Part 1; PART 2 WHAT A WOMAN OUGHT TO DO; Prologue to Part 2; 4. "I am teaching school here . . . [but] I find it rather hard . . . with my housekeeping": Private sphere work
  • 5. "It was time . . . that we should be members": Personal professional work6. "Working for my race in one way or another ever since I was a grown woman": Public sphere work; Conclusion; Appendix: Biographical sketches; Abbreviations and Sources; Notes; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (365 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226751306
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000009717
  • (EBL)488107
  • (OCoLC)609856885
  • (SSID)ssj0000367475
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12071573
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000367475
  • (PQKBWorkID)10343493
  • (PQKB)11459429
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC488107
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000009717
Label
What a woman ought to be and to do : Black professional women workers during the Jim Crow era, Stephanie J. Shaw, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • CONTENTS; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; PART 1 WHAT A WOMAN OUGHT TO BE; 1. "Aim always to attain excellence in character and culture": Child-rearing strategies; 2. "The daughters of our community coming up": Developing community consciousness; 3. "We are not educating individuals but manufacturing levers": Schooling reinforcements; Epilogue to Part 1; PART 2 WHAT A WOMAN OUGHT TO DO; Prologue to Part 2; 4. "I am teaching school here . . . [but] I find it rather hard . . . with my housekeeping": Private sphere work
  • 5. "It was time . . . that we should be members": Personal professional work6. "Working for my race in one way or another ever since I was a grown woman": Public sphere work; Conclusion; Appendix: Biographical sketches; Abbreviations and Sources; Notes; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (365 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226751306
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000009717
  • (EBL)488107
  • (OCoLC)609856885
  • (SSID)ssj0000367475
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12071573
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000367475
  • (PQKBWorkID)10343493
  • (PQKB)11459429
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC488107
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000009717

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