Remarkable Women in New York State History

Remarkable Women in New York State History

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The significant events in New York State history are well known to educators, students and New Yorkers alike. But often, the role that women played in these events has been overlooked. In this book, members of the American Association of University Women in New York State have meticulously researched the lives and actions of some of New Yorka€™s finest women. Some of the names are renowned, like the great emancipator Harriet Tubman, who settled in Auburn, and some are less so, such as Linda Tetor, who fought for the rights of senior citizens in Steuben County and throughout the state. Discover the stories of these indomitable women who, from Long Island and Manhattan to Buffalo and Fredonia, have steered the course of New Yorka€™s history from the colonial era through today.The little apartment had no refrigerator; and she made use of the ownera#39;s on the first floor. ... Russ worked at Searsa€”Roebuck in White Plains. ... The rental deal was sealed when Russ provided the owner with a new Sears vacuum cleaner.

Title:Remarkable Women in New York State History
Author:Helen Engel, Marilynn Smiley
Publisher:The History Press - 2013-01-02


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