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15197
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North Carolina women have been foremost in various arenas since the State's earliest history. Lawrence provides a detailed list of outstanding females, such as authors (Cornelia Phillips Spencer), poets (Pattie Williams Gee), educators (Eliza Poole and Elizabeth McRae), public servants (Dr. Jane McKimmon), lawyers (A. M. Fry), physicians (Delia Dixon-Carroll), newspaper women (Beatrice Cobb), politicians (T. Palmer Jerman, and the most famous of all, (according to Lawrence) Dolly Madison.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 7 Issue 4, June 1939, p11, 18
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15864
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Use of informal, sometimes grammatically incorrect language, to write her book Mama Learned Us to Work: Farm Women in the New South, Dr. Lu Ann Jones conjures up a gritty account of real women in early20th-century North Carolina. Using of oral history, Dr. Jones explores the variety of work and various roles women filled during this period.
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23862
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Becoming An Outdoors Woman, an outdoor skills program, focuses on teaching women skills in fishing, archery, and plant identification at the W. Kerr Scott Reservoir in Wilkes County, North Carolina.
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22452
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According to Seawell Jones, Esther Wake was supposedly a sister-in-law to Governor Tryon for whom Wake County was named. She is also said to have influenced the decision to build a Governor's Palace in New Bern in 1766. More modern historians have disputed her existence. However, letters of several contemporaries provide firm evidence of her influence on colonial affairs.
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