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Taking Charge : Nursing, Suffrage, and Feminism in America, 1873-1920 - Sandra B. Lewenson

Taking Charge

Nursing, Suffrage, and Feminism in America, 1873-1920

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Published: 1st October 1993
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Begins a series that will sample the whole range of feminist issues, biographies, activities, organizations and theories in the US. The first offering explores the highly supportive role of nursing associations in the suffrage movement from the opening of the first Nightingale-influenced nursing sc

Series Editor's Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
List of Abbreviations
Glossary
From Separate to Active Spheresp. 3
Women in the Nineteenth Centuryp. 5
The Modern Nursing Movementp. 17
The Woman Suffrage Movementp. 32
Emancipation Through Organizationp. 55
The Superintendents' Society and Its Impact on the Nursing Professionp. 70
The Nurses' Associated Alumnae of the United States and Canada and the Concerns of Women in the Nursing Professionp. 83
The Associated Alumnae and the Superintendents' Society Affiliate as the American Federation of Nursesp. 91
Associated Alumnae Establish the American Journal of Nursingp. 101
The National Association of Colored Graduate Nurses and the Concerns of Women of Color in the Nursing Professionp. 104
National Organization for Public Health Nursingp. 120
Professional Organizations Find Their Political Voicep. 131
The Formative Years: Nursing and Suffrage, 1893-1910p. 167
The Expanding Years: Nursing Supports Suffrage, 1911-1920p. 217
First Years After the "Doldrums"p. 219
Nurses Support Woman Suffrage Resolutionp. 227
Taking Chargep. 265
Nursismp. 272
Appendix A Graduation Diploma from Boston City Hospital Training School 1897p. 283
Appendix B Sampling of Women's Groups Formed up to 1920p. 285
Appendix C Nursing Organizations and Affiliations with Women's Councilsp. 287
Appendix D Invitation to Attend the First Meeting of the Superintendents' Societyp. 289
Appendix E Officers for Next Annual Meeting Appointed or Elected January 11, 1894p. 291
Appendix F Timeline: Woman Movementp. 293
Appendix G Timeline: Modern Nursing Movementp. 295
Appendix H Timeline: Professional Nursing Organizationsp. 297
Appendix I Timeline: Opening of Nurses Training Schoolsp. 299
Illustrationsp. 301
Indexp. 317
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ISBN: 9780824068974
ISBN-10: 0824068971
Series: Development of American Feminism
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 368
Published: 1st October 1993
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 2.79
Weight (kg): 0.55
Edition Number: 1