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Senator Hattie Caraway

Senator Hattie Caraway Author Nancy Hendricks
ISBN-10 9781625840356
Release 2013-04-09
Pages 128
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Hattie Caraway unexpectedly became the first female U.S. senator in 1931 by filling the seat of her late husband. What her colleagues viewed as an honorary position was in fact the start of a distinguished career. Despite strong male opposition, Hattie won reelection and loyally and effectively served her constituency for twelve years through the difficult times of the Great Depression and World War II. Join Caraway scholar and historian Dr. Nancy Hendricks to witness Caraway's historic career through previously unseen letters and photos and see how Caraway effected change in the U.S. political landscape.



Senator Hattie Caraway

Senator Hattie Caraway Author Nancy Hendricks
ISBN-10 1609499689
Release 2013
Pages 128
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Hattie Caraway unexpectedly became the first female U.S. senator in 1931 by filling the seat of her late husband. What her colleagues viewed as an honorary position was in fact the start of a distinguished career. Despite strong male opposition, Hattie won reelection and loyally and effectively served her constituency for twelve years through the difficult times of the Great Depression and World War II. Join Caraway scholar and historian Dr. Nancy Hendricks to witness Caraway's historic career through previously unseen letters and photos and see how Caraway effected change in the U.S. political landscape.



Silent Hattie Speaks

Silent Hattie Speaks Author Hattie Wyatt Caraway
ISBN-10 UOM:39015027756520
Release 1979
Pages 151
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Silent Hattie Speaks has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Silent Hattie Speaks also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Silent Hattie Speaks book for free.



Notable Women of Arkansas

Notable Women of Arkansas Author Nancy Hendricks
ISBN-10 1935106910
Release 2016-03-05
Pages 320
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The one hundred Arkansas women profiled in Notable Women of Arkansas have glittered in the national spotlight. They have blazed trails in athletics, civil rights, literature, politics, science, show business, and the arts. They have been outlaws and outcasts. Some were born in poverty, while others came from unimaginable wealth. They have faced off against the publishing world, political foes, and the Creature from the Black Lagoon. Meet one Arkansas woman who was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize, Tony Award, and three Grammys. Learn about a female presidential candidate whose initials are not HRC. See beauty queens on the runway and a runaway beauty queen. Meet the trailblazing black actress who, if she had been born thirty years later, might have had a career like Halle Berry's. They are all Arkansas women, each with their own family, childhood, loves, losses, dreams, fears, hopes for the future, and ghosts from the past. These notable women--profiled together in one volume--have left an impressive legacy.



Arkansas Women

Arkansas Women Author Cherisse Jones-Branch
ISBN-10 9780820353326
Release 2018-06-01
Pages 328
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Arkansas Women has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Arkansas Women also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Arkansas Women book for free.



Bullets and Fire

Bullets and Fire Author Guy Lancaster
ISBN-10 9781682260449
Release 2017-12-31
Pages 352
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Bullets and Fire is the first collection on lynching in Arkansas, exploring all corners of the state from the time of slavery up to the mid-twentieth century and covering stories of the perpetrators, victims, and those who fought against vigilante violence. Among the topics discussed are the lynching of slaves, the Arkansas Council of the Association of Southern Women for the Prevention of Lynching, the 1927 lynching of John Carter in Little Rock, and the state’s long opposition to a federal anti-lynching law. Throughout, the work reveals how the phenomenon of lynching—as the means by which a system of white supremacy reified itself, with its perpetrators rarely punished and its defenders never condemned—served to construct authority in Arkansas. Bullets and Fire will add depth to the growing body of literature on American lynching and integrate a deeper understanding of this violence into Arkansas history.



Intelligent and Honest Radicals

Intelligent and Honest Radicals Author Mitchell Newton-Matza
ISBN-10 9780739180136
Release 2013-09-26
Pages 254
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Intelligent and Honest Radicals explores the Chicago labor movement's relationship to Illinois legal and political system. Newton-Matza focuses on the significant era between the great strike in 1919 to Franklin D. Roosevelt's inauguration and the beginning of the New Deal in 1933. He brings to light a number of victories and achievements for the labor movement in this period that are often over looked.



Popular Fads and Crazes Through American History 2 volumes

Popular Fads and Crazes Through American History  2 volumes Author Nancy Hendricks
ISBN-10 9781440851834
Release 2018-08-31
Pages 870
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This informative two-volume set provides readers with an understanding of the fads and crazes that have taken America by storm from colonial times to the present. Entries cover a range of topics, including food, entertainment, fashion, music, and language. • Presents well-researched, factual material accessibly and engagingly • Presents what was popular in each decade through short sidebars • Illustrates what today's readers have in common with Americans of the past • Includes a historical overview of each decade • Contains a Glossary of Slang, a bibliography, and suggestions for further reading on each decade



America s First Ladies A Historical Encyclopedia and Primary Document Collection of the Remarkable Women of the White House

America s First Ladies  A Historical Encyclopedia and Primary Document Collection of the Remarkable Women of the White House Author Nancy Hendricks
ISBN-10 9781610698832
Release 2015-10-13
Pages 408
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Meet the First Ladies of the United States—sometimes inspiring, sometimes tragic, always fascinating—women who, though often unsung, helped hold the nation together in its infancy and advance it as a world power. • Overviews the social, political, and cultural significance of America's First Ladies in a convenient, chronological, reference format • Includes letters, notes, and speeches that allow the First Ladies to speak for themselves • Features engaging and informative sidebars that place the First Ladies in the cultural context of their times • Shares the 2014 First Ladies Ranking from the Siena Research Institute • Facilitates student research through an extensive reading guide and a list of online resources that will foster critical reading, thinking, and writing skills



Daughter of the White River

Daughter of the White River Author Denise White Parkinson
ISBN-10 9781625840134
Release 2013-08-27
Pages 144
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The once-thriving houseboat communities along Arkansas' White River are long gone, and few remember the sensational murder story that set local darling Helen Spence on a tragic path. In 1931, Spence shocked Arkansas when she avenged her father's murder in a DeWitt courtroom. The state soon discovered that no prison could hold her. For the first time, prison records are unveiled to provide an essential portrait. Join author Denise Parkinson for an intimate look at a Depression-era tragedy. The legend of Helen Spence refuses to be forgotten--despite her unmarked grave.



Arkansas in Ink

Arkansas in Ink Author Guy Lancaster
ISBN-10 9781935106739
Release 2014-09
Pages 190
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"Interesting stories from Arkansas history, illustrated with cartoons"--



Threading My Prayer Rug

Threading My Prayer Rug Author Sabeeha Rehman
ISBN-10 9781628726664
Release 2016-06-14
Pages 352
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ONE OF BOOKLIST'S TOP TEN RELIGION AND SPIRITUALITY BOOKS OF 2016 ONE OF BOOKLIST'S TOP TEN DIVERSE NONFICTION BOOKS OF 2017 Honorable Mention in the 2017 San Francisco Book Festival Awards, Spiritual Category This enthralling story of the making of an American is also a timely meditation on being Muslim in America today. Threading My Prayer Rug is a richly textured reflection on what it is to be a Muslim in America today. It is also the luminous story of many journeys: from Pakistan to the United States in an arranged marriage that becomes a love match lasting forty years; from secular Muslim in an Islamic society to devout Muslim in a society ignorant of Islam, and from liberal to conservative to American Muslim; from student to bride and mother; and from an immigrant intending to stay two years to an American citizen, business executive, grandmother, and tireless advocate for interfaith understanding. Beginning with a sweetly funny, moving account of her arranged marriage, the author undercuts stereotypes and offers the refreshing view of an American life through Muslim eyes. In chapters leavened with humor, hope, and insight, she recounts an immigrant’s daily struggles balancing assimilation with preserving heritage, overcoming religious barriers from within and distortions of Islam from without, and confronting issues of raising her children as Muslims—while they lobby for a Christmas tree! Sabeeha Rehman was doing interfaith work for Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, the driving force behind the Muslim community center at Ground Zero, when the backlash began. She discusses what that experience revealed about American society.



The Arrogance of Power

The Arrogance of Power Author J. William Fulbright
ISBN-10 9780307803108
Release 2011-08-03
Pages 284
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Senator J. William Fulbright discusses the arrogance of power. From the Trade Paperback edition.



We Will Be Heard

We Will Be Heard Author Jo Freeman
ISBN-10 9781461646884
Release 2008-02-28
Pages 276
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In We Will Be Heard, noted political scientist Jo Freeman chronicles the struggles of women in the United States for political power. Fifteen case studies of women's struggles for political influence provide the historical context for today's political events. Starting with a general overview, the three sections of the book look at different ways in which women have broken barriers, practiced politics, and promoted public policy.



My First Days in The White House Illustrated Edition

My First Days in The White House  Illustrated Edition Author Huey Pierce Long
ISBN-10 9781787200364
Release 2016-08-09
Pages 73
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In this flamboyant fiction novel, Louisiana Governor Huey “Kingfish” Long, one of Franklin Roosevelt’s political rivals, details a political fantasy in which he is president of the United States. Through imaginary conversations with men of power, he presents his aspirations, including the “Share Our Wealth” plan, created in 1934 under the motto “Every Man a King” and how he would enact the program if elected in 1936. The plan proposed new wealth redistribution measures in the form of a net asset tax on corporations and individuals to curb the poverty and homelessness endemic nationwide during the Great Depression. Long visualizes his inauguration as President of the United States and details his nomination picks for his executive cabinet, including William Edgar Borah as Secretary of State, James J. Couzens as Secretary of the Treasury, and Smedley Butler as Secretary of War. This book was published posthumously in 1935, following Long’s assassination on Sunday, September 8, 1935. It is illustrated throughout with political cartoons.



Legacy to Power

Legacy to Power Author Robert Mann
ISBN-10 UOM:39015029196972
Release 1992-01-01
Pages 458
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Chronicles the life and times of the powerful senator, and examines his controversial stands on such issues as civil rights, McCarthyism, Vietnam, and Watergate



Womenfolks

Womenfolks Author Shirley Abbott
ISBN-10 9781682260234
Release 2017-01-25
Pages 234
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Not distributed; available at Arkansas State Library.