African American women's writings in the Woman's Building Library

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Abstract

This article surveys six African American women whose work was represented in the Woman's Building Library exhibit at the Columbian Exposition: Elleanor Eldridge, Victoria Earle, A. Julia Foote, Frances Harper, Henrietta Cordelia Ray, and T. T Purvis. These women's writings cover a variety of genres and styles from, novels, short stories, poems, sketches, autobiographies, rhymes, and essays that address such topics as suffrage, partnership, a woman's marital rights, and black enterprise and entrepreneurship.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)55-81
Number of pages27
JournalLibraries and the Cultural Record
Volume41
Issue number1
StatePublished - Dec 2006
Externally publishedYes

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African American women's writings in the Woman's Building Library. / Gautier, Amina.

In: Libraries and the Cultural Record, Vol. 41, No. 1, 12.2006, p. 55-81.

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