International collaborations are very fruitful...offering new viewpoints on crucial questions about the present as well as the past.
Changing perceptions of rural women require different research strategies.
How, Samson asks, can we see Bell’s McLennan’s life through her husband’s diary, a diary near completely devoid of her perspective?
Through their gendered articulations of justice and power, each of these women challenged the legal violence of settler-colonial place-making in an era of dispossession, and rural communities continue to grapple with the legacies of these challenges in their efforts to not only survive, but thrive in the twenty-first century.
The Catholic Worker Farm in Tivoli functioned as a farm, House of Hospitality, Folk School, a place for silent retreats, and peace conferences.
Many valuable collections remain undiscovered by researchers because they are held by county or local museums whose small staff and budget limit their ability to publicize and provide access to their holdings.
The essays in this volume profile women whose work was embedded in specific national contexts and together they form a collective biography of women who graduated into a world that was not always prepared to welcome them into the public life that professions demanded.