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Witnesses for change : Quaker women over three centuries

Explores contributions made by Quaker women to American history. Quaker women were at the forefront of the struggles for women's rights, civil rights, co-education, child welfare, prison reform and world peace. Primary documents are interspersed within the text.
Print Book, English, ©1989
Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, NJ, ©1989
x, 190 pages ; 24 cm
9780813514475, 9780813514482, 0813514479, 0813514487
Women's witnessing : a new departure / Susan Mosher Stuard ; Document. From our country women's meeting in Lancashire to be dispersed abroad, among the women's meetings every where [letter]
The seventeenth century. Gender and spirituality in early English Quakerism, 1650-1665 / Phyllis Mack ; Documents. To the King and both Houses of Parliament [tract] / Elizabeth Hooton ; Ffrom [i.e. From] John Killam to M:(argaret) F:(ell), 1655 [letter]
The eighteenth century. Latest light on women of light / Mary Maples Dunn ; Document. Journal, 1760 / Ann Cooper Whitall
The nineteenth century. The fragmentation of Friends : the consequences for Quaker women in antebellum America / Nancy A. Hewitt ; Documents. M[ary] Kirby to dear daughters, Jericho [Long Island], the 9th of First Month 1845 [letter] ; Basis of religious association : adopted by the conference held at Farmington, in the State of New York, on the sixth and seventh of Tenth month, 1848
The twentieth century. Dilemmas of pacifist women, Quakers and others, in World Wars I and II / Barbara Miller Solomon ; Documents. Annual report, Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, 1937-1938 [excerpt] / Hannah Clothier Hull, national president ; Emily Greene Balch's letter to Alice Hamilton [1941]
Sources on Quaker women / Elisabeth Potts Brown and Jean R. Soderlund