From Suffrage to the Senate: America's Political Women, 2013 Edition

  • Suzanne O'Dea
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  • ISBN-10: 1619251043
  • ISBN-13: 9781619251045
  • DDC: 320.082097
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 800 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released July 2013
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Overview

From Suffrage to the Senate: America's Political Women is a two-volume set that provides a comprehensive and valuable compendium of biographies of leading women in U.S. politics, past and present. With alphabetically arranged entries and dynamic illustrations, this up-to-date reference is a must-purchase for women’s studies departments, high schools and public libraries and will be a handy resource for those researching the key players in women’s politics, past and present.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Acknowledgments.
Contents.
Preface.
Introduction.
1: Abbott, Grace (1878–1939).
2: Abel, Hazel Pearl Hempel (1888–1966).
3: Abolitionist Movement, Women in the.
4: Abortion.
5: Abzug, Bella Savitzky (1920–1998).
6: Achtenberg, Roberta (b. 1950).
7: Adams, Abigail Smith (1744–1818).
8: Adams, Annette Abbott (1877–1956).
9: Adams, Sandra (Sandy) (b. 1956).
10: Addams, Jane (1860–1935).
11: Addington, Julia C. (1829–1875).
12: Adkins, Bertha Sheppard (1906–1983).
13: Adkins v. Children's Hospital (1923).
14: Affirmative Action.
15: Akron v. Akron Center for Reproductive Health (1983).
16: Albright, Madeleine Jana Korbel (b. 1937).
17: Alexander, Sadie Tanner Mosell (1898–1989).
18: Allen, Maryon Pittman (b. 1925).
19: Allred, Gloria Rachel Bloom (b. 1941).
20: Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority.
21: Alpha Suffrage Club.
22: Alvarez, Aida (b. 1949).
23: American Association of University Women.
24: American Civil Liberties Union.
25: American Life League, Inc..
26: American Woman Suffrage Association.
27: American Women Presidents.
28: Ames, Jessie Harriet Daniel (1883–1972).
29: Anderson, Amalia (b. 1974).
30: Anderson, Eugenie Moore (1909–1997).
31: Anderson, Marian (1902–1993).
32: Anderson, Mary (1872–1964).
33: Andrews, (Leslie) Elizabeth Bullock (1911–2002).
34: Angelou, Maya (b. 1928).
35: Anthony, Susan Brownell (1820–1906).
36: Anti-Lynching Movement.
37: Armstrong, Anne Legendre (1927–2008).
38: Ashbrook, (Emily) Jean Spencer (b. 1934).
39: Association of Southern Women for the Prevention of Lynching.
40: Atkinson, Ti-Grace (b. 1939).
41: Avery, Byllye Yvonne Reddick (b. 1937).
42: Ayotte, Kelly (b. 1968).
43: Baca, Pauline Celia (Polly) (b. 1941).
44: Bachmann, Michele (b. 1956).
45: Bachur v. Democratic National Committee (1987).
46: Baker, Ella Josephine (1903–1986).
47: Baker, Irene Bailey (1901–1994).
48: Balch, Emily Greene (1867–1961).
49: Baldwin, Tammy (b. 1962).
50: Bañuelos, Romana Acosta (b. 1925).
51: Barnard, Catherine (Kate) Ann (1875–1930).
52: Barnes, Melody C. (b. 1964).
53: Barshefsky, Charlene (b. 1949).
54: Bass, Charlotta Amanda Spears (1880–1969).
55: Bass, Karen (b. 1953).
56: Bates, Daisy Lee Gatson (1920–1999).
57: Beal v. Doe (1977).
58: Bean, Melissa (b. 1962).
59: Beatty, Joyce (b. 1950).
60: Beauvoir, Simone Lucie Ernestine Marie Bertrand de (1908–1986).
61: Bellamy, Carol (b. 1942).
62: Bellotti v. Baird (1976, 1979).
63: Belmont, Alva Erskine Smith Vanderbilt (1853–1933).
64: Benjamin, Medea (b. 1952).
65: Benjamin, Regina (b. 1956).
66: Bentley, Helen Delich (b. 1923).
67: Berkley, Shelley (b. 1951).
68: Berry, Mary Frances (b. 1938).
69: Bethune, Mary Jane McLeod (1875–1955).
70: Biggert, Judith Borg (b. 1937).
71: Black Women's Health Imperative.
72: Black, Diane (b. 1951).
73: Blackburn, Marsha Wedgeworth (b.1952).
74: Blackmun, Harry Andrew (1908–1999).
75: Blackwell, Alice Stone (1857–1950).
76: Blades, Joan (b. 1956).
77: Blair, Emily Newell (1877–1951).
78: Blanco, Kathleen Babineaux (b. 1942).
79: Blatch, Harriot Eaton Stanton (1856–1940).
80: Blitch, Iris Faircloth (1912–1993).
81: Bloomer, Amelia Jenks (1818–1894).
82: Bloor, Ella Reeve Ware Cohen Omholt (Mother Bloor) (1862–1951).
83: Boggs, Marie Corinne Morrison Claiborne (Lindy) (b. 1916).
84: Boland, Veronica Grace (1899–1982).
85: Bolton, Frances Payne Bingham (1885–1977).
86: Bona Fide Occupational Qualification (BFOQ).
87: Bonamici, Suzanne (b. 1954).
88: Bonney, Mary Lucinda (1816–1900).
89: Bonnin, Gertrude Simmons (Aka Zitkala-Ša, or Red Bird) (1876–1938).
90: Bono Mack, Mary Whitaker (b. 1961).
91: Bordallo, Madeleine Mary Zeien (b. 1933).
92: Bosone, Reva Zilpha Beck (1895–1983).
93: Bowe v. Colgate-Palmolive Company (1969).
94: Bowers v. Hardwick (1986).
95: Bowring, Eva Kelly (1892–1985).
96: Boxer, Barbara Levy (b. 1940).
97: Boyda, Nancy (b. 1955).
98: Bradwell, Myra Colby (1831–1894).
99: Bradwell v. Illinois (1873).
100: Brady, Sarah Jane Kemp (b. 1942).
101: Bravo, Ellen (b. 1944).
102: Bray v. Alexandria Clinic (1993).
103: Brazile, Donna Lease (b. 1959).
104: Brent, Margaret (ca. 1607-ca. 1671).
105: Brewer, Janice Kay Drinkwine (b. 1944).
106: Brooks, Susan (b. 1960).
107: Brown, Corrine (b. 1946).
108: Brown, Elaine (b. 1943).
109: Brown, Judie (b. 1944).
110: Brown, Rita Mae (b. 1944).
111: Browner, Carol (b. 1955).
112: Brownley, Julia (b. 1952).
113: Brown-Waite, Virginia (Ginny) (b.1943).
114: Buchanan, Vera Daerr (1902–1955).
115: Buerkle, Ann Marie (b. 1951).
116: Burdick, Jocelyn Birch (b. 1922).
117: Burke, Perle Yvonne Watson Brathwaite (b. 1932).
118: Burlington Industries v. Ellerth (1998).
119: Burlington Northern & Santa Fe Railway Co. v. White (2006).
120: Burton, Sala Galante (1925–1987).
121: Bush, Barbara Pierce (b. 1925).
122: Bush, Laura Welch (b. 1946).
123: Bushfield, Vera Cahalan (1889–1976).
124: Business and Professional Women/USA.
125: Business and Professional Women's Foundation.
126: Bustos, Cheri (b. 1961).
127: Byrne, Jane Margaret Burke (b. 1934).
128: Byrne, Leslie Larkin (b. 1946).
129: Byron, Beverly Barton Butcher (b. 1932).
130: Byron, Katharine Edgar (1903–1976).
131: Cabinets, Women in Presidential.
132: Cable Acts.
133: Cahill, Mary Beth (b. 1954).
134: Calderón, Sila María (b. 1942).
135: Caldicott, Helen Broinowski (b. 1938).
136: Califano v. Goldfarb (1977).
137: Califano v. Westcott (1979).
138: California Federal Savings and Loan v. Guerra (1987).
139: Cammermeyer, Margarethe (b. 1942).
140: Campbell, Bonnie Jean Pierce (b. 1948).
141: Cantwell, Maria (b. 1958).
142: Capito, Shelley Moore (b. 1953).
143: Capps, Lois (b. 1938).
144: Caraway, Hattie Ophelia Wyatt (1878–1950).
145: Carey v. Population Services International (1977).
146: Carlson, Margaret Mary Bresnahan (b. ca. 1945).
147: Carnahan, Jean Carpenter (b. 1933).
148: Carpenter, Mary Elizabeth (Liz) Sutherland (1920–2010).
149: Carson, Julia May Porter (1938–2007).
150: Carson, Rachel Louise (1907–1964).
151: Carter, Eleanor Rosalynn Smith (b. 1927).
152: Castle Rock v. Gonzales (2005).
153: Castor, Kathy (b. 1966).
154: Castro, Ida L. (b. 1953).
155: Catholics for Choice.
156: Catt, Carrie Clinton Lane Chapman (1859–1947).
157: Center for American Women and Politics.
158: Chao, Elaine Lan (b. 1953).
159: Chavez, Linda (b. 1947).
160: Chavez-Thompson, Linda (b. 1944).
161: Chenoweth-Hage, Helen Palmer (1938–2006).
162: Child Day Care.
163: Child Labor Amendment.
164: Child Support Enforcement.
165: Child, Lydia Maria Francis (1802–1880).
166: Children's Bureau.
167: Children's Defense Fund.
168: Chisholm, Shirley Anita St. Hill (1924–2005).
169: Christensen, Donna Marie Christian (b. 1945).
170: Christian Coalition of America.
171: Chu, Judy (b. 1953).
172: Church, Marguerite Stitt (1892–1990).
173: Citizens' Advisory Council on the Status of Women.
174: Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title VII.
175: Civil Rights Act of 1991.
176: Civil Rights Movement, Women in the.
177: Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1988.
178: Clark Gray, Georgia Neese (1900–1995).
179: Clark, Septima Poinsette (1898–1987).
180: Clarke, Marian Williams (1880–1953).
181: Claybrook, Joan (b. 1937).
182: Clayton, Eva McPherson (b. 1934).
183: Cleaver, Kathleen Neal (b. 1945).
184: Cleveland Board of Education v. LaFleur (1974).
185: Clift, Eleanor (b. 1940).
186: Clinton, Hillary Diane Rodham (b. 1947).
187: Clinton v. Jones (1997).
188: Coalition for Women's Appointments.
189: Coalition of Labor Union Women.
190: Code Pink.
191: Coker v. Georgia (1977).
192: Colautti v. Franklin (1979).
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
1: Oakar, Mary Rose (b. 1940).
2: Obama, Michelle Robinson (b. 1964).
3: O'Beirne, Kate (b. ca. 1949).
4: O'Connor, Sandra Day (b. 1930).
5: O'Day, Caroline Love Goodwin (1875–1943).
6: Office of Women's Initiatives and Outreach.
7: O'Hare, Kathleen Richards (1876–1948).
8: Ohio v. Akron Center (1990).
9: O'Laughlin, Kathryn Ellen McCarthy (1894–1952).
10: Oldfield, Pearl Peden (1876–1962).
11: O'Leary, Hazel Rollins (b. 1937).
12: Onassis, Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy (1929–1994).
13: Operation Rescue.
14: Organización en California de Líderes Campesina (Farmworker Women's Organization in California).
15: Orr, Kay Avonne Stark (b. 1939).
16: Orr v. Orr (1979).
17: Ortega, Katherine Davalos (b. 1934).
18: Owen Rohde, Ruth Bryan (1885–1954).
19: Palin, Sarah (b. 1964).
20: Park, Maud Wood (1871–1955).
21: Parker, Annise (b. 1956).
22: Parks, Rosa Louise McCauley (1913–2005).
23: Partial Birth Abortion Ban Act of 2003.
24: Patterson, Elizabeth Johnston (b. 1939).
25: Paul, Alice (1885–1977).
26: Pay Equity.
27: Peace Movement.
28: Pelosi, Nancy B. (b. 1940).
29: Pennsylvania State Police v. Suders (2004).
30: Perdue, Beverly M. (b. 1947).
31: Perkins, Frances (Fanny) Corlie (1882–1965).
32: Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996.
33: Personnel Administrator of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts v. Feeney (1979).
34: Peters, Mary E. (b. 1948).
35: Peterson, Esther (1906–1997).
36: Pettis Roberson, Shirley Neil McCumber (b. 1924).
37: Pfost, Gracie Bowers (1906–1965).
38: Phillips v. Martin Marietta Corporation (1971).
39: Pingree, Chellie Johnson (b. 1955).
40: Pittsburgh Press Co. v. Pittsburgh Commission on Human Relations (1973).
41: Planned Parenthood Association of Kansas City, Mo. v. Ashcroft (1983).
42: Planned Parenthood Federation of America.
43: Planned Parenthood of Central Missouri v. Danforth (1976).
44: Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey (1992).
45: Poelker v. Doe (1977).
46: Pornography.
47: Pratt, Eliza Jane (1902–1981).
48: Pratt, Ruth Sears Baker (1877–1965).
49: Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978.
50: President and Vice President, Women Candidates for.
51: President's Commission on the Status of Women.
52: President's Interagency Council on Women.
53: President's Task Force on Women's Rights and Responsibilities.
54: Price Waterhouse v. Hopkins (1989).
55: Priest, Ivy Maude Baker (1905–1975).
56: Progressive Party, Women in the.
57: Pro-Life Action League.
58: Protective Legislation.
59: Pryce, Deborah D. (b. 1951).
60: Public Offices, Women Elected to.
61: Public Speaking.
62: Pyle, Gladys (1890–1989).
63: Quaker Women.
64: Quinton, Amelia Stone (1833–1926).
65: Racial Discrimination.
66: Radicalesbians.
67: Rankin, Jeannette Pickering (1880–1973).
68: Rape.
69: Ray, Dixy Lee (1914–1994).
70: Reagan, Anne Francis “Nancy” Robbins Davis (b. 1921).
71: Redstockings.
72: Reece, Louise Goff (1898–1970).
73: Reed v. Reed (1971).
74: Reid, Charlotte Leota Thompson (1913–2007).
75: Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice.
76: Rell, M. Jodi (b. 1946).
77: Reno, Janet (b. 1938).
78: Reproductive Rights.
79: Republican Party, Women in the.
80: Republicans for Choice.
81: Rice, Condoleezza (b. 1954).
82: Rice, Susan E. (b. 1964).
83: Richards, Ann Willis (1933–2006).
84: Richards, Cecile (b. ca. 1958).
85: Richardson, Laura (b. 1962).
86: Riley, Corrine Boyd (1893–1979).
87: Rivers, Lynn Nancy (b. 1956).
88: Rivlin, Alice Mitchell (b. 1931).
89: Roberts, Barbara Hughey (b. 1936).
90: Roberts, Mary Martha Corinne Morrison Claiborne Boggs (Cokie) (b. 1943).
91: Roberts v. United States Jaycees (1984).
92: Robertson, Alice Mary (1854–1931).
93: Robinson, Ruby Doris Smith (1942–1967).
94: Roby, Martha (b. 1976).
95: Roe v. Wade (1973).
96: Rogers, Edith Frances Nourse (1881–1960).
97: Romer, Christina (b. 1958).
98: Roosevelt, Eleanor (1884–1962).
99: Ros-Lehtinen, Ileana (b. 1952).
100: Ross, Nellie Tayloe (1876–1977).
101: Rostker v. Goldberg (1981).
102: Roukema, Margaret Scafati (b. 1929).
103: Roy, Vesta M. (1925–2002).
104: Roybal-Allard, Lucille (b. 1941).
105: Ruffin, Josephine St. Pierre (1842–1924).
106: Rust v. Sullivan (1991).
107: Saiki, Patricia Fukuda (b. 1930).
108: St. George, Katharine Delano Price Collier (1894–1983).
109: Salter, Susanna Madora Kinsey (1860–1961).
110: Sánchez, Linda T. (b. 1969).
111: Sanchez, Loretta (b. 1960).
112: Sanger, Margaret Louise Higgins (1879–1966).
113: Sayles Belton, Sharon (b. 1951).
114: Schakowsky, Janice D. (b. 1944).
115: Schenk, Lynn (b. 1945).
116: Schlafly, Phyllis Stewart (b. 1924).
117: Schmidt, Jean (b.1951).
118: Schneider, Claudine Cmarada (b. 1947).
119: Schroeder, Patricia Nell Scott (b. 1940).
120: Schwab, Susan C. (b. 1955).
121: Schwartz, Allyson Y. (b. 1948).
122: Seastrand, Andrea Ciszek (b. 1941).
123: Sebelius, Kathleen Gilligan (b. 1948).
124: Seneca Falls Convention.
125: Separate Spheres.
126: Sex Discrimination.
127: Sexual Harassment.
128: Shabazz, Hajj Bahiyah (Betty) Sanders (1936–1997).
129: Shaheen, Jeanne (b. 1947).
130: Shalala, Donna Edna (b. 1941).
131: Shaw, Anna Howard (1847–1919).
132: Shea-Porter, Carol (b. 1952).
133: Shepherd, Karen (b. 1940).
134: Sheppard-Towner Maternity and Infancy Protection Act of 1921.
135: Shirtwaist Workers Strike.
136: Simmons, Althea T. L. (1924–1990).
137: Simpson, Edna Oakes (1891–1984).
138: Sinema, Kyrsten (b. 1976).
139: Slaughter, Louise McIntosh (b. 1929).
140: Smeal, Eleanor Cutri (b. 1939).
141: Smith, Howard Worth (1883–1976).
142: Smith, Linda Ann Simpson (b. 1950).
143: Smith, Margaret Madeline Chase (1897–1995).
144: Smith, Mary Louise (1914–1997).
145: Smith, Virginia Dodd (1911–2006).
146: Snowe, Olympia Jean Bouchles (b. 1947).
147: Social Security.
148: Socialism.
149: Solis, Hilda (b. 1957).
150: Sotomayor, Sonia (b. 1954).
151: Speier, Karen Lorraine Jacqueline (Jackie) (b. 1950).
152: Spellings, Margaret Dudar La Montagne (b. ca. 1957).
153: Spellman, Gladys Blossom Noon (1918–1988).
154: Spider Web.
155: Stabenow, Deborah Ann (b. 1950).
156: Stalking.
157: Stanley, Winifred Claire (1909–1996).
158: Stanton, Elizabeth Cady (1815–1902).
159: Stanton v. Stanton (1975).
160: State Legislatures, Women in.
161: Steinem, Gloria Marie (b. 1934).
162: Stenberg, Attorney General of Nebraska, et al. v. Carhart (2000).
163: Stewart, Maria W. (1803–879).
164: Stone, Lucy (1818–1893).
165: Stop ERA.
166: Stowe, Harriet Elizabeth Beecher (1811–1896).
167: Strauder v. West Virginia (1879).
168: Strauss, Annette Greenfield (1924–1998).
169: Suffrage.
170: Sullivan, Leonor Kretzer (1902–1988).
171: Sumner, Jessie (1898–1994).
172: Susan B. Anthony List.
173: Sutton, Betty (b. 1963).
174: Swift, Jane (b. 1965).
175: Talbert, Mary Morris Burnett (1866–1923).
176: Tauscher, Ellen O'Kane (b. 1951).
177: Taylor v. Louisiana (1975).
178: Tea Party.
179: Temperance Movement, Women in the.
180: Terrell, Mary Eliza Church (1863–1954).
181: Thomas, Helen Amelia (b. 1920).
182: Thomas, Lera Millard (1900–1993).
183: Thompson, Ruth (1887–1970).
184: Thornburgh v. American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (1986).
185: Thurman, Karen Loveland (b. 1951).
186: Titus, Alice Constandina (Dina) (b. 1950).
187: Triangle Shirtwaist Company Fire.
188: Truth, Sojourner (ca. 1797–1883).
189: Tsongas, Nicola S. (Niki) (b. 1946).
190: Tubman, Harriet (ca. 1820–1913).
191: Tyson, Laura D'Andrea (b. 1947).
192: UAW v. Johnson Controls (1991).
193: United States v. Morrison (2000).
194: United States v. Virginia (1996).
195: University of California Regents v. Bakke (1978).
196: Unsoeld, Jolene Bishoprick (b. 1931).
197: Upton, Harriet Taylor (1853–1945).
198: Vaid, Urvashi (b. 1958).