Moving the Mountain: Women Working for Social Change
Ellen Cantarow, Susan Gushee O'Malley, Sharon Hartman Strom, Florence Luscomb, Ella Baker, Jessie Lopez De La Cruz
Feminist Press, 1980 - Political Science - 166 pages
These vivid oral histories of the lives of three remarkable political activists document a century of social change movements. Florence Luscomb campaigned for suffrage early in the century and went to work in the labor, peace, and contemporary women's movement. Ella Baker was a civil rights organizer for over fifty years. Jessie Lopez De La Cruz, a lifelong farmworker, was the first woman to organize in the fields for the United Farmworkers.
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