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 language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||27|
|Journal||Libraries and the Cultural Record|
|State||Published - Dec 1 2006|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Library and Information Sciences