Frances Willard: A Biography

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University of North Carolina Press, Dec 1, 2000 - Biography & Autobiography - 312 pages
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Frances Willard (1839-98), national president of the WCTU, headed the first mass organization of American women, and through the work of this group, women were able to move into public life by 1900. Willard inspired this process by her skillful leadership

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An excellent account of Frances E. C. Willard (1839-1898), an American educator and social reformer. She organized the temperance movement. The book has a range of illustrations including portraits at ... Read full review

Frances Willard: a biography

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Willard (1839-98) became president of the Women's Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) in 1879 and remained active in that role throughout the 1890s. She was widely hailed as America's "heroine,'' having ... Read full review

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Ruth Bordin is the author of Woman and Temperance: The Quest for Power and Liberty.

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