America's women : four hundred years of dolls, drudges, helpmates, and heroines
Transcription of Annotations
In laid notes, some labeled CD 2-6 in roughly chronological order. Notes list events, names, concepts, and issues affecting American women. The unlabeled note lists women writers such as Phillis Wheatley, Sarah Josepha Hale, and Charlotte Bronte, including others. This note also includes information on teaching conditions during the pre-Civil War period. Other examples include "Eleanor Dare - Virginia Dare," "Mary Johnson - 1st black woman," and "sex/courtship." Examples from CD-2 include: "L. Moot", "Stanton", "Seneca Falls", "Women's Rights Convention", and a list of birth control methods. Terms on CD-3 relate to the abolition movement and include names of famous abolitionists such as the Grimke sisters. Other terms on CD-3 related to westward expansion, the post-Civil War period, and Calamity Jane and Annie Oakley. Notes on CD-4 relate to the Women's Suffrage movement and include notes such as "Alice Paul state by state strategy," "T.R. - waffled," "parades," among others. Notes labeled CD-5 are on two sheets. These notes cover the period between 1919 and post WWII. Concepts recorded here include "Alcohol - women wanted to vote to abolish," "1919 Prohibition," "drunken husband," Margaret Sanger and the early family planning movement, changes of women's dress during the 1920's, the Depression, Eleanor Roosevelt, bras and other undergarments. Notes on CD-6 cover the 1960's through 2000. Terms and concepts on this sheet include "Feminine Mystique," "unhappy housewife," "1970 - 10 women in the House," "3% of women doctors," "Billy Jean King." After "2000" notes listed include "women could be anything they wanted" among others. Front paper notes include a list of prominent American women. Back end page includes the note "Eleanor Roosevelt - possibly the most important woman in American history." Annotations by Brian Lamb in the margins and underlining of pertinent phrases throughout the book. Examples: "tobacco brides," "Hannah Dustan," "Wyoming 1869 vote," "flapper," "corsets," "By 2000 56% of college degrees."