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Woman's "true" profession : voices from the history of teaching /

Nancy Hoffman.

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Names: Hoffman, Nancy.
Published: Old Westbury, N.Y. : Feminist Press ; ©1981.
Series: Women's lives, women's work.
Topics: Women teachers - United States - History. | Women teachers - United States - Social conditions. | Beruf | Geschichte | Lehrerin | Enseignantes - États-Unis - Histoire. | Women teachers - United States - History. | Education - United States - History.
Regions: United States.
Genres: History.
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Seminary for social power : the classroom becomes woman's sphere. Pioneering the education of young women : autobiography / Emma Hart Willard -- Teaching in the little red schoolhouse : a sketch / Lucia B. Downing -- Remedy for wrongs to women : address / Catherine Beecher -- Photo feature : the teacher "becomes" a woman -- "Civilizing" the West : letters from teachers on the frontier -- Preparing to teach : a normal school journal / Mary Swift -- The schoolmarm : a short story / Anna Fuller -- A noble work done earnestly : Yankee schoolmarms in the Civil War South. Missionary maidens : a sketch / Mary Clemmer Ames -- In spite of threats : selected letters on setting up new schools -- From northern home to southern dangers : autobiography / Maria S. Waterbury -- Photo feature : Missus comes fur larn we! -- Sisters in the service : correspondence / Sarah Chase, Lucy Chase, Julia Rutledge.
Hard work every day : a New England woman's diary in Dixie / Mary Ames -- A black teacher goes South : journal and essay / Charlotte L. Forten -- Photo feature : sisterhood of service -- Emancipation's primer : the Freedmen's book / Lydia Maria Child -- New rules for black and white : autobiography / Elizabeth Hyde Botume -- A good life, staying on : letters and diary / Laura M. Towne -- Photo feature : An Enduring Legacy -- Culmination of a career : letters from the last years / Sallie Holley -- The march of progress : a short story / Charles W. Chesnutt -- Teaching in the big city : Women staff the education factories. The true character of the New York public schools : article / Adele Marie Shaw -- My mother's principal and mine : interview with Mary Dwyer / Nancy Hoffman -- Photo feature : Educating the new masses -- An immigrant student and her teacher : autobiography / Mary Antin.
The inquisition of the teacher, or, "Gum Shoe Tim" on the war-path : fiction / Myra Kelly -- Schoolteacher's nightmare: a poem / Mary Abigail Dodge -- The first class : autobiography / Marian Dogherty -- Public schools "owned" by politicians : a confession / Amelia Allison -- Photo feature : A Teacher's Album -- Children of loneliness : a short story / Anzia Yezierska -- Why teachers should organize : address to the National Education Association / Margaret Haley -- Equal pay for equal work : an argument on behalf of women teachers / Grace C. Strachan -- Epilogue.

Table of Contents for: Woman's "true" profession : voices from