By Donna Langston

ISBN-10: 0816044686

ISBN-13: 9780816044689

A to Z of yank ladies Leaders and Activists positive factors U.S. executive officers, kingdom and native officeholders in addition to suffragist leaders, women's liberation leaders, and leaders in different sociopolitical routine. simple biographical info is integrated in every one of virtually a hundred and fifty entries, in addition to an in-depth research of every woman's achievements and contributions. This one-stop source comprises feedback for additional analyzing and suitable sites.

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IncWell DMG, Ltd. ” Available online. html. Downloaded on December 21, 2000. Marko, Eve. Clara Barton and the American Red Cross. New York: Baronet Books, 1996. 21 BATES, DAISY LEE GATSON National Association for Home Care. ” Available online. nahc. html. Downloaded on December 21, 2000. Oates, Stephen. A Woman of Valor: Clara Baron and the Civil War. New York: Free Press, 1994. Ê BATES, DAISY LEE GATSON (1914–1999) Civil Rights Leader Daisy Lee Gatson Bates advised and guided a courageous group of African-American students who desegregated a Little Rock, Arkansas, high school in 1957.

Her distinguished record of publications included the 1971 book Black Resistance/White Law: A History of Constitutional Racism. In 1976, she became chancellor of the University of Colorado at Boulder, the first African-American woman to head a major research university, presiding over a student body of 21,000. President Jimmy Carter appointed her assistant secretary of education in HEW, and she served from 1977 to 1980. After leaving her position at HEW she returned to Howard University in 1980 to teach legal history as the senior fellow at the Institute for the Study of Educational Policy.

Her studio dropped Temple by the time she was 12 years old, after two of her films had flopped at the box office. She was not able to make a successful transition from child star to adult actor. Temple had earned more than $3 million in her film career, but her father’s bad management and her parents’ lavish lifestyle left her with nothing. Her parents had homes with swimming pools, badminton courts, electric merry-go-rounds, stables with a staff of 12, and supported extended family members and friends, but her father had broken the law by 27 BLACK, SHIRLEY JANE TEMPLE not depositing any money into her trust account for the last eight years that she worked, and $1 million in securities had disappeared.

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